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go directly to report, HTML _ RS20580 - Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety - Federal Program and Legislative Issues
28-Dec-2000; Paul F. Rothberg, Fred Abousleman; 4 p.
Abstract: The 106th Congress considered several bills that would have reauthorized the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA), as amended, (including P.L. 93-633 and P.L. 101-500). That body of law specifies the broad purposes and operating authorities for the U.S. Department of Transportatio.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Waste Management, Transportation, Energy
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go directly to report, PDF _ RS20580 - Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety?Federal Program and Legislative Issues
28-Dec-2000; Paul Rothberg, Hussein Hassan; 6 p.
Abstract: The 106 th Congress considered several bills that would have reauthorized the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA), as amended, (including P.L. 93-633 and P.L. 101-500). That body of law specifies the broad purposes and operating authorities for the U.S. Department of Transportation?s (DOT?.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Waste Management, Energy, Pollution
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go directly to report, HTML _ IB97006 - Solid Waste Issues in the 105th Congress
23-Dec-1998; James McCarthy; 6 p.
Abstract: he 105th Congress adjourned without passing any legislation affecting solid waste management. Changes to the Leaking Underground Storage Tank (LUST) cleanup program and bills to exempt from hazardous waste management requirements certain wastes generated by remediation of old waste sites had been co.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Waste Management
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go directly to report, PDF _ RS22001 - Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Locations and Inventory
21-Dec-2004; Anthony Andrews; 6 p.
Update: April 14, 2005.... [expand]  [read report]
Abstract: Spent nuclear fuel is principally stored at 83 locations throughout the United States, including reactor storage pools, independent spent fuel storage installations, national laboratories, and defense weapons sites. Additional sites include university research and training reactors. The104 commercia.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Waste Management, Energy
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go directly to report, HTML _ 98-136 - Superfund Act Reauthorization: Liability Issues
21-Dec-1999; Robert Meltz; 20 p.
Abstract: Congress is currently seeking to reauthorize and amend the Superfund Act (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, or ¨CERCLA¨). This report targets the liability issues addressed in the two House committee-reported bills, H.R. 1300 and H.R. 2580, and the House.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Waste Management
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go directly to report, HTML _ IB97025 - Superfund Reauthorization Issues in the 105th Congress
23-Nov-1998; Mark Reisch; 10 p.
Abstract: For the third Congress in a row, there was a major effort to reauthorize Superfund. Chairmen of the three committees of jurisdiction introduced comprehensive reauthorization bills -- S. 8, H.R. 2727, and H.R. 3000; hearings were held on all three, S. 8 was ordered reported, and H.R. 2727 was approve.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Waste Management
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go directly to report, HTML _ 93-958 - High-Level Nuclear Waste Disposal - A Fact Sheet
4-Nov-1993; Mark Holt; 2 p.
Abstract: The Federal government's high-level waste disposal program is designed to build a permanent repository for highly radioactive waste from nuclear power plants and defense facilities. The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (NWPA) created an office in the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop this reposi.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Waste Management
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go directly to report, HTML _ IB10011 - Superfund Reauthorization Issues in the 106th Congress
30-Oct-2000; Mark Reisch; 13 p.
Abstract: Two reauthorization bills have been reported in the House: the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee reported H.R. 1300 (H.Rept. 106-353, Part I), and the Commerce Committee reported H.R. 2580 (H.Rept. 106-775, Part I). The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has considered a brownfi.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Waste Management
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go directly to report, HTML _ 95-1076 - Superfund Cleanup Standards Reconsidered
25-Oct-1995; Lisa Gray; 24 p.
Abstract: The reauthorization of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund, has focused on two major areas of reform: liability, and cleanup standards/remedy selection. This report focuses on the latter. Within that general topic, s.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Waste Management
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go directly to report, PDF _ RL31505 - Recycling Computers and Electronic Equipment: Legislative and Regulatory Approaches for ?E-Waste?
18-Oct-2002; James E. McCarthy; 23 p.
Abstract: Rapid growth in the use of computers and the incorporation of electronic features in a wide array of consumer products have been among the most important driving forces of the nation?s economy during the last decade; but they also pose major potential environmental problems. In addition to producing.... [expand]  [read report]
Topics: Waste Management, Science & Technology
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