Using compensation and incentives when siting hazardous waste management facilities

a handbook
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. , Washington, DC
Hazardous wastes, Hazardous waste management industry -- United S
Statementprepared by Robert McMahon ... [et al.]
ContributionsMcMahon, Robert, 1946-, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 53 p. ;
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Using Compensation and Incentives When Siting Hazardous Waste Management Facilities A Handbook This handbook (SW) was prepared by Robert McMahon, Cindy Ernst, Ray Miyares, and Curtis Haymore for the Office of Solid Waste US.

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Using compensation and incentives when siting hazardous waste management facilities: a handbook. CONTRACT NO.AMENDMENT #4 A HANDBOOK FOR STATES ON THE USE OF COMPENSATION AND INCENTIVES IN THE SITING OF HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES Septem prepared for: U.

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Below is the uncorrected machine-read text. The book proffers a new theory of "ethical incrementalism" and practical policy suggestions to facilitate a fair and efficient siting process for radioactive waste management facilities. The book Author: Maria Rosaria Di Nucci.

Empirical evidence indicates that compensation can prove effective in gaining public acceptance for siting facilities on the benign end of the spectrum (e.g., landfills, prisons), but is subject to serious limitations when it comes to facilities that the public regards as particularly risky or of questionable legitimacy such as nuclear waste repositories.

The Science of the Total Environment, 51 () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands COMPENSATION AND NEGOTIATION IN THE SITING OF HAZARDOUS-WASTE FAC1LrrlES PAUL R. KLEINDORFER International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Schlossplatz 1, Laxenburg (Austria) and University of Cited by: 5.

This paper addresses the use of mitigation and compensation as incentives policies to stimulate agreement between parties interested in siting a hazardous waste facility and potential host.

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of new waste disposal Even economic incentives have failed in convincing most communities to accept these facilities, al­ though a few localities have said yes to cash. 11 Commentators have Written extensively about the problems of siting new hazardous waste disposal facilities and cleaning up old.

waste sites.

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In the next section I will review the environmental equity literature on hazardous waste facilities using the following strategy. I will not attempt to summarize every article on disparities in exposure to hazardous waste, since detailed research summaries are available in Bryant and Mohai SITING HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES * KARL F.

BIRNS State of Kansas Department of Health and Environment Waste Management Program Topeka, Kansas The issues involved with Industrial Hazardous Waste Management Facilities (IHWMF) siting have been studied, reported and discussed at length over the past few Size: KB.

siting new hazardous waste disposal facilities and cleaning up old waste sites, but no one has explored the relationship between these problems In particular, some commentators have maintained that the federal and state governments should employ various economic incentives to encourage the remediation of abandoned hazardous.

Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition addresses the three main categories of wastes (hazardous, municipal, and "special" wastes) covered under federal regulation outlined in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), an established framework for managing the generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and Cited by: 1.

Using compensation and incentives when siting hazardous waste management facilities: a handbook / prepa Using compensation and incentives when siting hazardous waste management facilities [microform]: a hand International export of U.S.

waste [microform]: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Gover. A Decision Guide for Siting Acceptable Hazardous Waste Management Facilities in New England 4. Negotiating to Protect Your In terests In addition, Clark-McGlennon prepared a report on "Institutional Arrangements for Developing Facilities," which in- cludes potential legislative and regula- tory by: 2.

Health And Safety Manual – Hazardous Waste Management Plan U.S. Geological Survey, Kilauea Field Station HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN. Reviewed 09/09/ Pacific Island Ecosystem Research Center (PIERC) personnel are required to comply with all federal, state, and local laws pertaining to hazardous wastes.

This Hazardous WasteFile Size: KB. Chapter Waste management. waste disposal, lack of structured incentives for reduction, and recycling and/or reuse of waste (DEA a).

The official • Too few adequate, compliant landfills and hazardous waste management facilities, which hinders the safeFile Size: 1MB. The use of community benefits approaches in the siting of nuclear waste management facilities. In: Energy Strategy Reviews, Cited by: 2.

hazardous waste management plan.” Furthermore, the Government Policy on Waste Management. 1 states: “The National Hazardous Waste Management Plan is a strategic level document designed to provide overall direction to policy and decision makers involved in the prevention and.

management of hazardous waste.

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The first book to provide coherent treatment of both hazardous materials and waste management in one volume, the Second Edition of Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste Management secures this reference's well-earned position in the professional's library as a source of solid, timely technical by: 9.

O’Connor, W. A.‘Incentives for the Construction of Low-Level Nuclear Waste Facilities,’ in Low-Level Waste: A Program for Action. Final Report of the National Governors Association Task Force on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal, Washington, D.C., Google ScholarCited by: Downloadable (with restrictions).

This paper offers a new political economy explanation for thepervasive problem of siting hazardous waste treatment facilitiesin federal system. We first show that a decentralized systemyields the first-best waste treatment capacity level and that acentralized structure gives rise to free-riding behavior amonglocal jurisdictions.

NEW YORK STATE FACILITY SITING BOARD. In the Matter of an Application for a Certificate of Environmental Safety and Public Necessity pursuant to 6 NYCRR Part (Siting of Industrial Hazardous Waste Facilities) by.

CWM Chemical Services, LLC, Applicant (RE: Residuals Management Unit - Two [RMU-2]). INTERIM DECISION OF THE FACILITY SITING BOARD. Technologies for Hazardous Waste Management Summary Findings Waste Reduction Alternatives Source segregation is the easiest and most economical method of reducing the volume of hazardous waste.

This method of hazard-ous waste reduction has been implemented in many cases, particularly by large in-dustrial firms. Many opportunities still ex. All existing hazardous waste management facilities which treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste covered by today's rule and which qualify to manage these wastes under interim IUnder the Solid Waste Disposal Amendments of (Pub.

(Octo )), EPA was given the option of waiving the notification. The Siting Plan is to be used as guidance by any hazardous waste facility siting board reviewing proposals for siting certain new or expanded hazardous waste management facilities and for Department and other State government agencies to use to assess the availability of sufficient hazardous waste facility capacity.

Current hazardous waste management rules are based on a. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act b. OSHA's Lab Standard c.

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OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard d. Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act. From time first generated until its ultimate disposal. Economic Incentives to Encourage Hazardous Waste Minimization and Safe Disposal (PDF) ( pp, 2 MB, 11/09/, EE) The analysis concludes that as long as firms comply with existing regulations and bear potential tort liability, no additional incentives appear to be warranted.

Compensation and incentives serve four purposes: Bartered consent as an approach to siting of hazardous waste facilities rests upon four key assumptions: 1. it addresses the moral, scientific, social, and commercial questions inherent in hazards management.

Part I discusses how best to regulate hazards arising from chronic, low-level.Public opposition continues to stymie siting of new hazardous waste management facilities in the United States.

A review of the literature indicates that much effort has been undertaken in the states to institutionalize public participation in the siting by: The management of hazardous materials and industrial wastes is complex, requiring a high degree of knowledge over very broad technical and legal subject areas.

Hazardous wastes and materials are diverse, with compositions and properties that not only vary significantly between industries, but within industries, and indeed within the complexity of single facilities.