Accession Number:

AD1131232

Title:

Department of Defense Hazardous Waste Management

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Congressional Testimony]

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-11-05

Pagination or Media Count:

17

Abstract:

Hazardous waste, when improperly managed or disposed of, can pose a serious threat to human health and the environment. DOD is a large generator of hazardous waste and, in 1986, produced hazardous waste at 505 of its 871 installations in the United States. The types of hazardous waste found at DOD installations include., among others, solvents, polychlorinated biphenyls PCB, contaminated sludges, acids, cyanides, and contaminated fuel and oil.

Subject Categories:

  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]