Hazardous Waste

Case Studies Report about Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action

This report begins with an overview of the RCRA Corrective Action Program, including a discussion of the public health and environmental benefits of hazardous waste cleanups. The relationship between RCRA Corrective Action and other EPA cleanup programs is also explained. Information on the number, location, size, and cleanup progress of Corrective Action facilities is followed by case studies that profile a series of ongoing cleanups. Together, their stories illustrate the inherent challenges and real benefits of RCRA Corrective Action.

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