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Beyond Superfailure
America's Toxics Policy For The 1990s

ISBN 9780367154486
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
296 Pages

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Despite numerous small success stories, the big picture of America’s toxics programs is one of overall failure. Superfund has failed to Clean up America’s worst dump sites; policies to regulate generation of new hazardous waste have foundered; standards have been set for only eight of several hundred air toxics; transportation spills and industrial

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments -- Past Lessons and Future Promises -- Cleanup: Superfund or Superfailure? -- How Clean Is Clean? A Case Study of the Nation’s No. 1 Superfund Toxic Dump -- An Ounce of Prevention: Managing Today’s Wastes Successfully -- Engineering, Economics, and Politics: Technologies for Safe Hazardous Waste Management -- Beyond Hazardous Waste: Safe Management of Hazardous and Toxic Materials -- Just Say “No” — Facility Siting and the Failure of Democratic Discourse -- Looking Forward: An Effective Toxics Policy Agenda for the 1990s

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Edited by Daniel A. Mazmanian, Professor of Public Policy, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California