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Toxic Wastes

Bonnie Szumski

Toxic Wastes

Examining Cause and Effect Relationships (Opposing Viewpoints Juniors Series)

by Bonnie Szumski

  • 313 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baby books,
  • General,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9883222M
    ISBN 100899086438
    ISBN 109780899086439
    OCLC/WorldCa233023436

    The book offers universal coverage of the technologies used for the management and disposal of waste products, such as plastic waste, bio-medical wastes, hazardous wastes, and e-wastes. Key Features Covers both traditional and new technologies for Identifying and categorizing the source and nature of the waste. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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    His book on toxic wastes, Laying Waste: The Poisoning of America By Toxic Chemicals, was the first written on the subject of toxic wastes and created a national firestorm, as did articles of his in The New York Times Magazine and The Atlantic Monthly. He also discovered a massive dump called the Hyde Park landfill (or Bloody Run) and the "S City: Niagara Falls. This chapter reviews the status of hazardous waste management in Malaysia. It highlights the sources of the hazardous waste, government policies on waste generation and management, the involvement of the stakeholders, and the various management procedures adopted in Malaysia. Currently, the manufacturing sector is the major contributor in hazardous waste generated in by: 2.


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Publisher Summary. Behind the federal government, the chemical industry is the largest producer of hazardous waste in the United States. The chemicals and hazardous waste producing processes generated by the chemical industry comprise the K-listed hazardous wastes found in the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

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[Tony Hare] -- Examines the origins of toxic waste, both in industry and the home, and explains what we can do to avoid some of its dangers.Get this from a library! Toxic waste. [Susan Dudley Gold] -- Discusses the causes and tragic effects of chemical waste pollution, efforts to reverse existing and prevent future damage, laws regulating the disposal of toxic wastes, and how you can get involved.Toxic waste is any unwanted material in all forms that can cause harm (e.g.

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