Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Amendments of 1991: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Environmental Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, on S. 976 ... June 5, 6, 18; July 24 and 25, 1991
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Environmental Protection
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991 - 3 pages
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Page 359 - Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
Page 715 - States have, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations and the principles of international law, the sovereign right to exploit their own resources pursuant to their own environmental policies, and the responsibility to ensure that activities within their jurisdiction or control do not cause damage to the environment of other States or of areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction.
Page 83 - ... treatment plant, or air pollution control facility and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining, and agricultural operations, and from community activities, but does not include solid or dissolved material in...
Page 682 - Parties may enter into bilateral, multilateral or regional agreements or arrangements regarding transboundary movement of hazardous wastes or other wastes with Parties or non-Parties provided that such agreements or arrangements do not derogate from the environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes and other wastes as required by this Convention.
Page 83 - Solid waste" means any garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining, and agricultural operations, and from community activities.
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Page 7 - need to produce goods" and the "need to protect the environment" by modifying the materials system so that all resources, including environmental, are paid for by users.
Page 612 - To report promptly to officials, employees, customers, and the public, information on chemical-related health or environmental hazards and to recommend protective measures.
Page 411 - All of those will be included in the record. (The statements referred to follow:) STATEMENT BY WILLIAM A.
Page 95 - Congress1 intent that protection of human health and the environment be subordinated to the continuation of used oil recycling activities. The Agency can and should prohibit or control used oil recycling practices that it determines will pose a potential hazard to human health and the environment even though such regulations would impede recycling. The intent of the provision is to make it clear that Congress ' paramount interest in regulating used oil is to assure protection of human health and...