Volume 90 Issue 42 | p. 26 | Concentrates
Issue Date: October 15, 2012

Electronic Manifests Adopted For Waste

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: hazardous waste, RCRA, EPA

An electronic tracking system will replace multicopy paperwork that must accompany shipments of hazardous waste, under a law that President Barack Obama signed on Oct. 5. The law is expected to save state agencies, hazardous waste generators, and waste transporters millions of dollars per year. “By simply modernizing how we collect and maintain this data, we will eliminate millions of paper copies and reduce expenses and labor,” says Rep. Fred Upton . . .

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