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RECORD NUMBER: 6 OF 10
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Report to Congress on injection of hazardous waste.|
|Author||Salazar, M. ; Kardon, G.|
|CORP Author||United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Drinking Water.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Drinking Water.|
|Publisher||Office of Drinking Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,|
|Report Number||EPA 570/9-85-003|
|Subjects||Waste disposal in the ground--United States.|
|Additional Subjects||Waste disposal in the ground--United States ; Injection wells ; Hazardous materials ; Requirements ; Volume ; Weight(Mass) ; Great Lakes ; Estimates ; Failure ; Regulations ; Engineering ; Hydrology ; Industrial wastes ; Organic compounds ; Ownership ; Gulf Coast Region(United States)|
|Collation||1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.|
In response to a directive from Congress, expressed in Section 701 of the 'Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984', EPA obtained information on the engineering, hydrological, regulatory and waste characteristics of hazardous waste injection wells. Some of the general characteristics found were: There were 252 wells in 112 facilities of which 195 in 90 facilities were active in 1984; The injected volume of 181 wells which were active in 1983 was estimated at 11.5 billion gallons. Most of the injection occurs in the Gulf Coast and the Great Lakes Area.
"March 1985." "EPA 570/9-85-003"--Cover.
Background: history -- General findings -- Hydrogeologic environment -- Well construction and evaluation -- Waste characteristics -- Regulatory controls.