Perspectives on interstate and international shipments of municipal solid waste
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Perspectives on interstate and international shipments of municipal solid waste hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, first session, August 1, 2001. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .E5515 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 121 p. ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3597790M
ISBN 100160666139
LC Control Number2002320391

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Managing municipal solid waste (MSW) within and across regions is a complex public policy problem of significant and growing magnitude. 2 Ley et al. (, pp. –) forecasted that US interstate trade would decline throughout the s; however, the most recent data indicates that total interstate waste shipments have instead increased. 3 Cited by: 5. The remainder of this report consists of five tables, summarizing waste export and import data. Additional background information concerning this issue and data for States that do not appear in this report can be found in an earlier CRS report, Interstate Shipment of Municipal Solid Waste, CRS Report ENR, August 31, MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE IN THE UNITED STATES: FACTS AND FIGURES EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. OVERVIEW. This report describes the national municipal solid waste (MSW) stream based on data collected for through The historical perspective is useful for establishing trends in types of MSW generated and in the ways it is managed. State Taxes and Interstate Hazardous Waste Shipments By ARIK LEVINSON* Hazardous waste has been among the fastest growing components of environmental compli-ance costs in the United States (Council on Environmental Quality, ), and often tops public opinion polls as the most important en-vironmental problem (Roper Organization, Inc., ).

1 Legislation on interstate shipment of wast e has been introduced in every Congress since the the th Congress, the Senate passed S. , which would have granted states authority to restrict new shipments of munici pal solid waste from out of state, if requested by an affected local government. LATS is trading scheme that allows landfills in England to buy extra allowances granting them the ability to dispose of extra biodegradable municipal waste if the targets of the EU Landfill Directive of are not met. The scheme functions as a cap and trade system for biodegradable municipal waste in England. Jul 19,  · Order Code RL CRS Report for Congress Received through the CRS Web Interstate Shipment of Municipal Solid Waste: Update July 19, James E. McCarthy Specialist in Environmental Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division Congressional Research Service ˜ The Library of Congress Interstate Shipment of Municipal Solid Waste: Update Summary This . Municipal Solid Waste Generation, Recycling, and Disposal in the United States: Facts and Figures for The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has collected and reported data on the generation and disposal of waste in the United States for more than 30 years. We.

Different waste treatment options for municipal solid waste have been studied in a systems analysis. Different combinations of incineration, materials recycling of separated plastic and cardboard containers, and biological treatment (anaerobic digestion and composting) of biodegradable waste, were studied and compared to by: Municipal solid waste (MSW), commonly known as trash or garbage in the United States and rubbish in Britain, is a waste type consisting of everyday items that are discarded by the public. "Garbage" can also refer specifically to food waste, as in a garbage disposal; the two are sometimes collected the European Union, the semantic definition is 'mixed municipal waste,' given waste. CHARACTERIZATION OF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE IN THE UNITED STATES: UPDATE Prepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Municipal and Industrial Solid Waste Division Office of Solid Waste Report No. EPAR by Franklin Associates, Ltd. Prairie Village, KS May, Printed on recycled paper. Municipal Solid Waste in the United States Facts and Figures A Methodology Document INTRODUCTION This methodology document provides detailed methodology descriptions for selected products to supplement the information found in EPA’s Municipal Solid Waste in the United States Facts and Figures report series.