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Main Title Choices for conservation : Resource Conservation Committee final report to the President and Congress, July, 1979.
CORP Author United States. Resource Conservation Committee.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste.
Publisher The Committee ; available from Solid Waste Information, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1980
Report Number EPA SW-779
Stock Number PB96-163233
OCLC Number 06816038
Subjects Environmental policy--United States.
Additional Subjects Sludge disposal ; Waste management ; Energy sources ; Hazardous wastes ; Solid wastes ; Ground disposal ; Water pollution control ; Taxes ; Policies ; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAD  EPA SW-779 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 07/11/2013 DISPERSAL
EJAD  EPA 530/SW-779 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 09/12/1997
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA SW-779 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/15/2010
EJBD  EPA SW-779 c.1 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/13/2012
EKAM  SW-779 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 07/23/2010
ESAD  EPA SW-779 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 05/11/2010
NTIS  PB96-163233 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 07/22/2019
Collation xxii, 130 p. : ill., charts ; 23 cm.
Abstract 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.
Notes "SW-779"--P. [2] of cover. "Resource Conservation Committee reports and records": p. 122-129. Includes bibliographical references.
Place Published Washington, D.C. Cincinnati, OH
PUB Date Free Form 1980
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 80601284
OCLC Time Stamp 20121217095635
Language eng
SUDOCS Number EP 1.17:779
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01266cam 2200337 i 45020