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Perspectives on Interstate and International Shipments of Municipal Solid Waste

Paul E. Gillmor

Perspectives on Interstate and International Shipments of Municipal Solid Waste

Hearing Before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives

by Paul E. Gillmor

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Environmental Engineering & Technology,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10857934M
    ISBN 100756729963
    ISBN 109780756729967

    Both are lower than comparable CRS data for Their use has, however, been generally limited to a single function and often to only a portion of an urban region, rural region, or statewide interstate region. The highest recovery rates were achieved in paper and paperboard, yard trimmings, and metafs. Can it be a group of rural counties, or a network of cities and villages within those counties?

    Most goes to the Essex County incinerator. Fire will weaken the structure of the skip, which may collapse when picked up. Concerned about increased waste imports, some states have attempted to regulate this commerce; federal courts, however, have declared these state restrictions unconstitutional. Finally, they stress con- solidation of services, rather than consolidation of governments. Tennessee and Illinois also receive waste from Kentucky. In particular the consultant, should be aware of any significant impacts that may occur as well as any sensitive receptors.

    Wood follows at around 7 percent and glass at 5 percent. A further decline may be evident in Similar anomalies are found in Ohio and Illinois reports concerning exports from Indiana, although the numbers are smaller. Each area will have to adopt mechanisms that are acceptable to its participants and adaptable to the specific organizational framework involved. Townships, for example, are not normally active in rural regions, but in metropolitan areas they are often incorporated and add to governmental fragmentation. Texas imported 46, tons of MSW in


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Perspectives on Interstate and International Shipments of Municipal Solid Waste by Paul E. Gillmor Download PDF Ebook

Twenty states had increased imports in the current report — the largest increases occurring in Pennsylvania and Michigan. These facilities may have authority to restrict out-of-State waste under what is called the "market participant exemption to the Perspectives on Interstate and International Shipments of Municipal Solid Waste book commerce clause.

Segregation and processing and transformation of solid wastes[ edit ] The types of means and facilities that are now used for the recovery of waste materials that have been separated at the source include curbside 'kerbside' in the UK collection, drop-off and buy-back centers.

Planning must include long- term staffing forecasts, recruitment methods, training elements and procedures, occupational health and safety standards, collective bargain- ing, wages, and grievance and arbitration arrangements. Ohio has had a nearlyton increase in MSW imports between and ; Georgia experienced a nearlyton increase over the same three years; and New Mexico had aton increase in the last two years.

Michigan None. Washington, U. Planning agencies and COG's can often only recommend action, but others have the power to regulate, and some even house operational units for plan implementation.

Municipal-type services provided under con- tract include those supplied by one governmental unit to other units, by private operators, or by some combination thereof. All 50 states and the District of Columbia are listed in alphabetical order, with data for the amount of waste exported, destination of exports, amount of waste imported, source of imports, and a state agency contact for additional information.

Disposing of MSW Table 4. If private contractors for services are utilized, the governmental unit does not have to hire and maintain its own employees. Peter Goren, Florida Dept. Detailed State information, including in many cases the origins and destinations of waste shipments and the name and contact information for State officials who provided data, is displayed in table 5.

Typical services might include police and fire protection, sanitation, public health, joint operation and occupancy of public buildings, mass transportation, and water supply. Day-to-day management would be the responsibility of a manager-answering to a board of directors similar to a city manager-council arrangement or the manager of TVA.

Interstate Movement of Garbage From Hawaii; Municipal Solid Waste

The highest recovery rates were achieved in paper and paperboard, yard trimmings, and metafs. Usually landfills are surrounded by large walls or fences hiding the mounds of debris.

AK Dept. Illinois as a whole has reported a more than doubling of landfill capacity sincebut Chicago is located near the border of both Indiana and Wisconsin; so increases in capacity elsewhere in Illinois may not affect disposal decisions Perspectives on Interstate and International Shipments of Municipal Solid Waste book the Chicago metropolitan area.

It would be difficult to develop agreement for establishing regions on such a broad basis because interlocal and contractual arrangements applicable to both urban and rural regions may not be appropriate.

The Council must prepare and adopt Perspectives on Interstate and International Shipments of Municipal Solid Waste book comprehensive plan for disposal of solid waste in the metropolitan area. Among their many advantages are the elimination of duplicate services, staffs, and expenditures among several neighboring 12 units of government.

In addition, a detailed list of generic waste types better known as The European Waste Catalogue EWC was developed by the European Union for use by member states to identify the category of their waste whether it is hazardous waste or not and for reporting purposes.

Tennessee and Illinois also receive waste from Kentucky. Recycling and composting 82 million tons of MSW saved almost 1. User charges might be levied for direct operations and to retire revenue bonds. Transfer stations are generally located in urban areas and are subject to less stringent regulation than disposal facilities.

It does not include waste taken directly out of state by haulers. A Council of Government COG jurisdiction, a metropolitan planning area, or an area-wide sanitation district covering all or major portions of an SMSA might meet the definition of an urban region.

Oregon Dean Ellert, ID Division of Environmental Quality, 3, tons inaccording to five neighboring States, a decline oftons since In the case of exports, the total is about 10 percent less; measuring imports, the total is 1.

A modern sanitary landfill is not a dump; it is an engineered facility used for disposing of solid wastes on land without creating nuisances or hazards to public health or safety, such as the problems of insects and the contamination of ground water. Paper and paperboard account for 28 percent and yard trimmings and food scraps account for another 28 percent.Most municipal solid waste in the United States is disposed in.

sanitary landfills. Which of the following is the current recommendation of Congress for the permanent storage of high-level radioactive waste in the United States. burial deep underground at sites remote from population centers.

the delivery of a two-day workshop in Solid Waste Collection and Transport. This training module provides comprehensive and detailed learning materials on Solid Waste Collection and Transport that can be used as reference material for practitioners in LAs and as.

The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) is a global, independent and non-profit making association, working in the public interest to promote and develop sustainable waste management. ISWA has members in more than 60 countries and is the only worldwide association promoting sustainable, comprehensive and professional waste management.The Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) report describes the national waste stream.

It includes data on waste generation, recycling, and disposal as .or allow the discharge of solid waste download pdf the vehicle on the way to the municipal solid waste facility. If a discharge of waste occurs during transportation, the transporter shall take immediate action to contain the waste and to clean up and remove the discharged waste to an approved solid waste management facility.Ebook 19,  · Order Code RL CRS Report for Congress Received through the CRS Web Interstate Ebook of Municipal Solid Waste: Update July 19, James E.

McCarthy Specialist in Environmental Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division Congressional Research Service ˜ The Library of Congress Interstate Shipment of Municipal Solid Waste: Update Summary This .