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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Sanitary Landfill Facts.
Author Sor, Thomas J. ; Hickman, J, H. Lanier ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Rockville, Md. Solid Waste Management Office.
Year Published 1970
Report Number EPA-SW-4ts-70;
Stock Number PB-204 403
Additional Subjects ( Refuse disposal ; Earthfills) ; Project planning ; Public health ; Design criteria ; Economic analysis ; Site surveys ; Pest control ; Operating costs ; Capital costs ; Construction equipment ; Solid waste disposal ; Sanitary landfills
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-204 403 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 41p
General information is presented on the sanitary landfill as an effective solid waste disposal method. Emphasis is on areas of planning, design, operation, economics, equipment requirements, and public health. Criteria for selecting a site are developed, as well as general guidelines for the operation of a successful landfill. Public health aspects and nuisance control are stressed; their relation to initial landfill design and operation is shown. On-site facilities and equipment requirements are detailed. Initial investment and operation costs are broken down into outline form. A brief account of factors affecting a completed sanitary landfill includes comparative lists of advantages and disadvantages with this method of disposal. Illustrations are included.