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Full Document:
Title:MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS
RCRA Online Number:14373
Date:09/24/1999
To:Citizen
From:Cotsworth
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: The number of municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLF) decreased from 8,000 in 1988 to 2,400 in 1996. In 1991, EPA created regulations on location, operation, design, and monitoring of MSWLFs. Handling trash is primarily the responsibility of state and local governments. The recycling of garbage increased by 67 percent between 1990 and 1996.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 258.1 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Landfills; Municipal Solid Waste; Nonhazardous Waste
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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