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Main Title Hazardous waste in America /
Author Epstein, Samuel S.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Brown, Lester O.
Pope, Carl.
Publisher Sierra Club Books,
Year Published 1982
OCLC Number 08306705
ISBN 0871562944; 9780871562944; 0871568071; 9780871568076
Subjects Hazardous wastes--United States. ; Hazardous wastes--Law and legislation--United States. ; Schadstoffbelastung ; Umweltgift ; USA. ; Environmental Pollutants--poisoning. ; Industrial Waste. ; Waste Products. ; Refuse Disposal.
Additional Subjects Hazardous wastes--United States ; Hazardous wastes--Law and legislation--United States
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  TD811.5.E67 1982 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 01/01/1988
EIAM  TD 811.5 E67 1982 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 10/27/1995
EJBM  TD811.5.E67 1982 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 12/29/2014
EKAM  TD811.5.E67 1982 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 01/01/1988
EKCM  TD811.5.E67 1982 NHEERL/GED Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 06/26/1992
ERAM  TD811.5.E67 1982 HWC 2 COPIES Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 01/20/1995
Collation xii, 593 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes The statistics on hazardous chemical waste are staggering. Over 85 billion pounds of waste are generated in the United States every year. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that at least 90% of these toxic substances are disposed of improperly and unsafely. There are more than 50,000 dump sites for hazardous wastes in the country, involving every state in the union, and only a few of these sites are monitored to any degree. In Hazardous Waste in America three experts have gone behind the statistics and scare stories to investigate the origins of this (3z(Btoxic time bomb.(3y (BThey explain not only what the wastes are, but why our economy produces them, what properties make them dangerous and how they have come to threaten our lives and our environment. -- inside cover (flap text)
Place Published San Francisco
Access Notes Also issued online.
PUB Date Free Form ©1982
BIB Level m
Document Type BC
Medium unmediated
Content text
Carrier volume
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 82003304
Merged OCLC records 985892171; 986147757; 986303536
OCLC Time Stamp 20141222154532
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02169cam 2200625 a 45020