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U.S. CASE STUDIES USING MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE DECISION SUPPORT TOOL
Thorneloe*, S, K. Weitz, AND S. Nishtala. U.S. CASE STUDIES USING MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE DECISION SUPPORT TOOL. Presented at 8th Waste Management and Landfill Conference, Cagliari, Italy, 10/1-5/01.
The paper provides an overview of some case studies using the recently completed muniicpal solid waste decision support tool (MSW-DST) in communities across the U.S. The purpose of the overview is to help illustrate the variety of potential applications of the tool. The methodology that the MSW-DST is based on incorporates both life-cycle inventory analysis and full-coast accounting. The results of this tool are helping communities to make decisions that will result in more efficient environmental management.
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Organization:U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY
AIR POLLUTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL DIVISION
ATMOSPHERIC PROTECTION BRANCH