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Main Title Use and disposal of nonbiodegradable plastics in the marine and Great Lakes environments [Microfiche] /
Author Iudicello, S. ; O'Hara, K. J.
CORP Author Center for Environmental Education, Washington, DC. ;Life Systems, Inc., Cleveland, OH.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Toxic Substances.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Toxic Substances,
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA-68-02-4228; EPA/560/1-87/010
Stock Number PB87-183406
OCLC Number 48799398
Subjects Water--Pollution--Great Lakes (North America) ; Plastics.
Additional Subjects Plastics ; Waste disposal ; Great Lakes ; Oceans ; Legislation ; Degradation ; Treaties ; Damage ; International law ; Seals(Mammals) ; State government ; Local government ; Fisheries ; Marine terminals ; Debris ; Buoys ; Packaging materials ; North Pacific Ocean ; Bands ; Sheets ; Nondegradation
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NTIS  PB87-183406 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 152 pages
Abstract
The objectives of the report are to identify and examine existing control authorities concerning the use and disposal of nondegradable plastics in the marine environment and prepare a report that provides: A summary of existing data on the means, nature and extent of damage to the marine environment from the use and disposal of nondegradable plastics. Expert identification and review of all U.S. and international treaties and authorities applicable to the use and disposal of nondegradable plastics in the marine environment. Expert identification and review of current and future program plans of international, rational, state and local entities as they respond to the use and disposal of nondegradable plastics in the marine environment.
Notes
"Submitted to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Toxic Substances." Microfiche.