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|Main Title||Report to Congress on metal recovery, environmental regulation & hazardous waste.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response ; Available from National Technical Information Service,|
|Subjects||Hazardous wastes--Recycling. ; Metals--Recycling. ; Hazardous waste--Recycling|
|Additional Subjects||Materials recovery ; Hazardous materials ; Pollution regulations ; Metals ; Solid waste management ; Industrial wastes ; Waste processing ; Salvage ; Pollution abatement ; Pollution control ; Environmental effects ; Environmental policy ; Environmental issues ; Government policies ; Requirements ; Metal recovery ; RCRA(Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) ; Source reduction|
|Collation||v, , 183 p. ; 28 cm.|
This report has been completed in response to congressional requests for EPA to conduct a study on the effects of existing regulations on metal recovery of the Nation's waste, how metal recovery can be encouraged, and how these materials should be regulated to protect human health and the environment. Chapters include an introduction and overview to metal recovery of Hazardous Waste and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Hazardous Waste Regulation, report methodology and limitations, characterization of RCRA subtitle C metal-bearing hazardous wastes, RCRA subtitle regulations affecting metal recovery of hazardous waste, assessment of RCRA subtitle C regulation on metal recovery from hazardous waste in the United States, case studies of metal recovery operations subject to RCRA jurisdiction, assessment of U.S. balance of trade and strategic metals issues and their relationship to metal recovery of hazardous wastes, encouraging environmentally sound metal recovery. Appendices provide examples for source reduction in industries that generate metal-bearing hazardous waste and more specific information on hazards associated with metals.
Cover title. "EPA530-R-93-018." "PB94-184850." "February 1994." Includes bibliographical references.
For abstract, see accession number 207901.