Columbia Southern University Hazardous Waste Treatment Essay
In this unit, you became familiar with categorizing hazardous waste; hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities; and remediation of old hazardous waste sites.
For this assignment, you will write an essay that discusses the following components:
- the four characteristics of a hazardous waste, of which ignitability is one;
- the four lists of hazardous waste, of which one is the P list;
- the manifest system of tracking hazardous waste;
- treatment, storage, and disposal facilities in your area;
- two features of a hazardous waste landfill that are not in a municipal solid waste landfill; and
- progress made by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)—otherwise known as the Superfund.