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Hazardous waste and toxic substances

Steven Scott Young

Hazardous waste and toxic substances

laws and regulations

by Steven Scott Young

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Published by Cahners Publishing Co., Distributed by gulf Pub. Co. in Des Plaines, IL, Houston, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous substances -- Management,
  • Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation,
  • High technology industries -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSteven Scott Young.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23026858M
    ISBN 100934165529
    OCLC/WorldCa31217130

    Two of the most controversial claims of the environmental justice movement (EJM) are the assertions that hazardous facilities are concentrated in minority and low-income communities in the United States and that those communities are exposed to inordinate amounts of environmental hazards. These.


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