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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Choices for Conservation: Resource Conservation Committee Final Report to the President and Congress.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste.
Publisher Jul 79
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA/SW-779;
Stock Number PB96-163233
Additional Subjects Sludge disposal ; Waste management ; Energy sources ; Hazardous wastes ; Solid wastes ; Ground disposal ; Water pollution control ; Taxes ; Policies ; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB96-163233 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 05/18/1996
Collation 155p
This report presents the results of the resource conservation committee established by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for the purpose of studying present and proposed federal policies that might affect the choices of individuals, industry, and government to consume or conserve material resources. Discusses material conservation Issues: patterns and trends in material use, adequacy of material supplies and related issues, and environmental protection and waste management. Addresses tax policies affecting the extraction industry. Discusses resource recovery policies: Subsides for resource recovery, railroad freight rate discrimination and product regulations. Presents product use and disposal policies, including beverage container deposits, deposits and bounties on durable and hazardous goods, and a national litter tax. Address pricing policies for municipal solid waste, including local user fees and a national solid waste disposal charge. Appendices include the legislative charter for the committee and a list of resource conservation committee reports and records.