Industrial waste


Industrial waste

Industrial waste is a type of waste produced by industrial activity, such as that of factories, mills and mines. It has existed since the outset of the industrial revolution.[1]

Much industrial waste is neither hazardous nor toxic, such as waste fiber produced by agriculture and logging.[2]

Toxic waste, chemical waste, Industrial solid waste and Municipal solid waste are designations of industrial waste. Sewage treatment can be used to clean water tainted with industrial waste.

Penalties and fees are created as enforcement actions and to ensure that violating conditions are corrected in a timely manner to ensure consistent treatment of industrial dischargers; to eliminate economic advantages for violations; and to ensure that states recover expenses attributable to violations.[3][4]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.epa.gov/osw/hazard/tsd/mercury/pdf/njac726g1.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/epd/main/ema.htm
  3. ^ http://www.kingcounty.gov/operations/policies/rules/utilities/put8121pr.aspx
  4. ^ http://www.tceq.state.tx.us/nav/funding/fees.html

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