Federal law defines waste as hazardous if it corrodes, explodes, ignites easily, reacts with water, is unstable when heated, or is poisonous. Issues in hazardous waste management involve the effects and disposal of these environmental pollutants and health hazards.
Hazardous wastes—Environmental aspects
Hazardous wastes—Law and legislation
Hazardous wastes—United States
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