The Solid Waste Disposal Act (P.L. 94-580) showing changes made by the 1978 and 1980 amendments, Dicember 1980.
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The Solid Waste Disposal Act (P.L. 94-580) showing changes made by the 1978 and 1980 amendments, Dicember 1980.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation -- United States

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22275148M

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