Hazardous WasteHazardous waste is one of the most harmful by-products of the Industrial Revolution.

No doubt, humankind’s increasing mastery of natural law has resulted in increased life expectancy and a higher quality of life for more people than ever known before it has also brought the risk of global disasters and impairment of human health.  Many of the environmental problems we are dealing with today are an accumulation of 200-plus years of inappropriately managing the residuals of our industrial output.  Past practices have resulted in tens of thousands of contaminated sites in the United States and, in proportion to industrial output, elsewhere in the world.  The global cost of restoring these sites to minimally acceptable levels will…



Source by Harry Kotten