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to disposal sites and was the sole source of drinking water for the area wells. Part of the reason it was considered to be a superfund site was because of fuels and other petroleum contaminates
Hazardous Waste essay6dumped or spilled in the area along with radiation that was leached in to the area. they are still cleaning up the water in the area but is offsetting it electrical usage through windmills. (EPA) Another site that was places on the list right around the corner from me is O'Connor Company site is located in Augusta, Maine. The company that was there opened up a transformerrecycling area. listed in 1983 because of the oil spill and the PCB’s in the ground at the site and the leach into the nearby stream. in 1996-97 the site was cleaned up and contaminated soil has been removed to the amount of about 19,000 tons of contaminated soil were excavated and transported to disposal facilities. Sixty-four tons of barn debris was decontaminated, demolished and disposed of and 71,220 gallons of contaminated water were transported to off-site disposal and treatment facilities (EPA) Hazardous waste is generated everyday through all sorts of process, if we properly. classify, manage, and dispose of them correctly. we can make sure that our environment and the public are safe hazardous wastes.
Hazardous Waste essay7References:Nathanson, J. A., & Schneider, R. A. (2015). Basic environmental technology: Water supply, waste management, and pollution control (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.RCRA Questions and Answers Provide Regulatory Insight. (2012).Hazardous Waste Consultant. 2012Vol. 30, Issue 4, pages. 23; Aspen Publishers, Inc., 2012. Retrieved from er?vid=5&sid=233f6e5a-5e97-412a-b268-c4a2ed3148e9%40pdc-v-sessmgr02U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Defining Hazardous Waste: Listed, Characteristicand Mixed Radiological Wastes. Retrieved from -hazardous-waste-listed-characteristic-and-mixed-radiological-wastes. (EPA)

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