U.S. views on waste exports by Frederick M. Bernthal

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington, D.C .

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  • Hazardous waste sites -- United States.,
  • Export controls -- United States.

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Other titlesUS views on waste exports.
StatementFrederick M. Bernthal.
SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 1095.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication. Editorial Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL18048843M

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Fifty five percent of this waste is contributed as residential garbage, while the remaining forty five percent of waste in the U.S.'s ‘waste stream' comes. This is a list of U.S. states, U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia by exports of goods and imports of goods as of An export in international trade is a good or service produced in one country that is bought by someone in another country.

The sum of the exports of the states is significantly lower than the value of the United States's total exports. The Basel Convention and its ban amendment are ineffectual at completely regulating end-of-life ships as hazardous waste exports.

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