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(NDFE) are all elements that comprise the jurisdiction’s integrated waste management plan (IWMP) as required by the State waste diversion mandates for jurisdictions (Chapter 764, Statutes of 1999). For enforcement purposes, jurisdictions are evaluated on the effectiveness of their SRRE, and so this discussion will focus on the SRRE. Once a California jurisdiction adopts a SRRE, it must implement the SRRE to the best of its ability. To help the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (now CalRecycle, formerly CIWMB) determine whether a jurisdiction is taking the appropriate steps ...
(half-life 15.7 million years), which dominate spent nuclear fuel radioactivity after a few thousand years. The most troublesome transuranic elements in spent fuel are Neptunium-237 (half-life two million years) and Plutonium-239 (half-life 24,000 years). Consequently, high-level radioactive waste requires sophisticated treatment and management to successfully isolate it from the biosphere . This usually necessitates treatment, followed by a long-term management strategy involving permanent storage, disposal or transformation of the waste into a non-toxic form. Governments around the world are considering a range of waste ...
Global Waste Management Issues
Waste management and disposal issues are not just problem of a certain country or a continent. It is a global issue which should be addressed immediately. Countries and governments are expressing concern over problems with their waste disposal. According to the United Nations, there are about 60% of countries worldwide expressed their concern about disposing solid wastes and other environmental concerns in the 1992 Earth Summit. Waste management is important since it has a major impact of human and community health. There could be chemical spills which could pose danger to water supplies. Poor landfills and incinerators ... market research, surveys and trends
This Week's Climate News – June 11 | ISIS: A Research Centre
The two stories below are taken from this week’s News Scan which is a weekly summary of the major climate-change related science, technology, and policy advances of direct relevance to the B.C. provincial and the Canadian federal governments and more generally to businesses and civil society. The News Scan focuses on cutting edge climate issues and solutions gathered by the fellows and faculty of ISIS, a research centre at the Sauder School of Business, in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS). Access to some referenced articles may require a journal subscription or purchase of the article, and ... market research, surveys and trends


EPA Municipal Solid Waste Program | Mid-Atlantic Municipal Solid ...
Solid waste means any garbage or refuse, sludge from a wastewater treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or an air pollution control facility and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semi-solid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining, and agricultural operations, and from community activities. Solid waste does not include solid or dissolved materials in domestic sewage, solid or dissolved materials in irrigation return flows, industrial discharges that are point sources subject to permit under 33 U.S.C. 1342, or source, special nuclear, or by-product material as ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Waste management in the U.S. is in a state of anarchy with no effective federal plan in place to maximize recycling and minimize waste. America generates more waste every year, growing from a 247 million tons of non-hazardous waste in 1990, to 409 million tons in 2001, according to Biocycle magazine, an industry publication.  Although 32% of municipal waste is reported to be recycled, there are two problems with this picture. One is that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated in 1988 that municipal waste was only 2% of all waste generated, and secondly, the total amount ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Ongoing Administration-Wide Response to the Deepwater BP Oil Spill, July 1, 2010
President Obama and Vice President Biden received a briefing today from National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco, Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change Carol Browner, and other senior administration officials on the BP oil spill. Secretary Napolitano and Admiral Allen provided a situational update and an overview of available resources responding to the crises. The administration’s science team provided an update on oil containment efforts ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Indonesia's landfill workers
Indonesia's landfill workers fulfil a vital but little recognised role, collecting up to 50kg of saleable waste on a good day, which makes about 500 rupiah per kilogram – less than $3 a day. Matt Crook meets them Matt Crook Guardian Weekly , Monday 22 March 2010 09.00 GMT 11-year-old Nung looks for plastics at a dump outside Jakarta. Photograph: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Siswando is 14 years old. He doesn't go to school and every day he can be found up to his ankles in rubbish, covered in flies and swarming insects. "I like to do this. It's a way to make money," he said, sitting in front of several ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Local Solid Waste Management Plans Reference Sheet - Local Solid ...
for local governments to help them develop and implement local solid waste management plans. In some cases, States require local municipalities to develop ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
NOTE: A producing facility shall update this medical waste management plan (plan ) each time there is a change in either of the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Hazardous Waste Management Plan
For these reasons, UNH has developed a Hazardous Waste Management Plan designed ... The Hazardous Waste Management Plan (HWMP) provides guidance for the ...
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Who started recycling? - Yahoo! Answers
1962 Author Rachel Carson warns of the dangers of toxic chemicals left in landfills in her book 'Silent Spring.' 1970s The first Earth Day introduces the concept of curbside recyling to the public, touching off a decade of progress for the environmental movement. 1970 The Environmental Protection Agency is established.. The Federal Resource Recovery Act assists recycling programs and requires states to develop waste-management plans: Number of US landfills about 20,000; Percent of US waste recycled 6.6%. 1971 Oregon passes the nation's first 'bottle bill' and removes about 7% of its ...
What political party is Michael McMahon associated with?
Michael McMahon (born 18 September 1961) is a Scottish Labour politician, and Member of the Scottish Parliament for Hamilton North and Bellshill constituency since 1999. He is noted for attempting to abolish the not proven verdict [1].  by newuser54150304 on Jun 23 2009 (12 months ago) Michael E. "Mike" McMahon (born September 9, 1957) is an American Democratic politician from Staten Island, New York, currently serving as the U.S. Representative for the 13th Congressional District of New York. The district includes all of Staten Island, plus all or part of the Gravesend, Bensonhurst ...