Categorizing hazardous waste. In this unit, you became familiar with categorizing hazardous waste; hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities; and remediation of old hazardous waste sites.
For this assignment, you will write an essay that discusses the following components:
the four characteristics of a hazardous waste, of which ignitability is one;
the four lists of hazardous waste, of which one is the P list;
the manifest system of tracking hazardous waste;
treatment, storage, and disposal facilities in your area;
two features of a hazardous waste landfill that are not in a municipal solid waste landfill; and
progress made by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)—otherwise known as the Superfund.
Your paper should flow smoothly from topic to topic with thoughtful transitions