Environmental & Safety Issues: Minimizing Hazardous Waste Liability : It has everything to do with Planning, Process and Control

October 9, 2002
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When reviewing the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (USEPA) enforcement history, properly managing hazardous waste continues to be an area of great interest. A recent example occurred on August 5, 2002. Fifteen businesses and public entities in Downers Grove, Ill., were told, via a USEPA letter, that they might be at least partly liable for groundwater contamination in an unincorporated area near the Ellsworth Industrial Park.
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