INTRODUCTION


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<emphasis role="bold">INTRODUCTION</emphasis>The amount of waste generated in the United States has reached staggering proportions; according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 250 million tons of solid waste alone are generated annually. Although both the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Hazardous and Solid Waste Act (HSWA) encourage businesses to minimize the wastes they generate, the majority of the environmental protection efforts are still centered around treatment and pollution clean-up.The passage of the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 has redirected industry‚Äôs approach to environmental managem…
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Don W. Green; Robert H. Perry: Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook, Eighth Edition. INTRODUCTION, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008 1997 1984 1973 1963 1950 1941 1934), AccessEngineering Export