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  • The Evolution of Hazardous Waste Programs

    By Katherine N. Probst, Thomas C. Beierle

    In most countries, the development of environmental programs follows a similar pattern. Early efforts concentrate on direct threats to public health, such as contaminated drinking water and air pollution. Only after these problems are addressed does the need to improve day-to-day management of…

    Paperback – 1999-06-02

  • Long-Term Stewardship and the Nuclear Weapons Complex

    The Challenge Ahead

    By Katherine N. Probst, Michael H. McGovern

    Decades of U.S. nuclear weapons production have exacted a heavy environmental toll. The Department of Energy estimates that cleaning up waste and contamination resulting from production activities will cost over $150 billion. Yet even once that money is spent, these sites will need long-term…

    Paperback – 1998-06-16

  • Assigning Liability for Superfund Cleanups

    An Analysis of Policy Options

    By Katherine N. Probst, Paul R. Portney

    While more than 2,700 emergency removals of hazardous materials have taken place under Superfund, implementing the long-term cleanup program has been the object of considerable controversy. One of the most contentious issues is whether the liability standards in the law should be revised. The…

    Paperback – 1992-06-01

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