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this country banned incinerators in 1985
sweden
highly toxic form of mercury
methol
these contain waste below a landfill
liner
state where first public school used methane from a landfill for heating
missouri
this country's paper has been Cl-free since the early 1990's
germany
using extreme temperatures to convert hazardous material into atoms and ions
pyrolosis
these impoundments store liquid hazardous waste
surface
these collect methane gas
pipes
these contain waste below a landfill
liner
barrels used to contain hazardous waste
drums
4.6% of the world's population
33% of the world's waste
1.5%
municipial waste
49% recycling rate in U.S. as compared with
43% world recycling waste
polythylene terphthalate
soda bottle plastic
Superfund Act:
1. identifies hazardous waste
2. protects/cleans nearby groundwater
3. cleaning up sites
4. when possible, requires guilty to clean