The Resource Hazardous waste : information on how DOD and federal and state regulators oversee the off-site disposal of waste from DOD installations, United States Government Accountability Office

Hazardous waste : information on how DOD and federal and state regulators oversee the off-site disposal of waste from DOD installations, United States Government Accountability Office

Label
Hazardous waste : information on how DOD and federal and state regulators oversee the off-site disposal of waste from DOD installations
Title
Hazardous waste
Title remainder
information on how DOD and federal and state regulators oversee the off-site disposal of waste from DOD installations
Statement of responsibility
United States Government Accountability Office
Title variation
  • Hazardous waste
  • Information on how DOD and federal and state regulators oversee the off-site disposal of waste from DOD installations
Title variation remainder
information on how Department of Defense and federal and state regulators oversee the off site disposal of waste from Department of Defense installations
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Military installations operated by the Department of Defense (DOD) can generate hazardous waste during routine operations, such as the repair and maintenance of weapon systems and equipment, or during an environmental cleanup related to past operations. The proper disposal of hazardous waste, especially when it is taken to an off-site location, is essential to ensuring the health and safety of communities across the country. This report describes (1) DOD's procedures for selecting hazardous waste transporters and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities, and ensuring that they properly dispose of hazardous waste; (2) the role of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state agencies in ensuring hazardous waste is disposed of safely and in accordance with laws and regulations; and (3) the information that facilities and regulators must publicly report regarding a release of hazardous waste and the enforcement actions taken against facilities found in violation of the applicable laws and regulations. GAO reviewed applicable laws, regulations, and policies, and interviewed federal and state officials. GAO does not make any recommendations in this report. EPA generally agreed with the report, while DOD did not comment on the report. Both agencies provided technical comments which were incorporated
Cataloging source
EJB
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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United States
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Hazardous wastes
  • Military bases, American
  • Hazardous waste site remediation
Label
Hazardous waste : information on how DOD and federal and state regulators oversee the off-site disposal of waste from DOD installations, United States Government Accountability Office
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on Nov. 15, 2007)
  • "November 2007."
  • Paper version available from: U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, 441 G St., NW, Rm. LM, Washington, D.C. 20548
  • "GAO-08-74."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ii, 38 pages
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: Internet. Address as of 11/15/07: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d08192t.pdf, current access available via PURL
Label
Hazardous waste : information on how DOD and federal and state regulators oversee the off-site disposal of waste from DOD installations, United States Government Accountability Office
Publication
Note
  • Title from title screen (viewed on Nov. 15, 2007)
  • "November 2007."
  • Paper version available from: U.S. Govt. Accountability Office, 441 G St., NW, Rm. LM, Washington, D.C. 20548
  • "GAO-08-74."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ii, 38 pages
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: Internet. Address as of 11/15/07: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d08192t.pdf, current access available via PURL

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