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Hazardous Waste

Protecting the Nation’s Groundwater: EPA’s Strategy for the 1990s

This report states EPA policy, accompanied by implementation principles that reflect an aggressive approach to protecting the Nation's groundwater resources. The policy puts clear priority on preventing ground-water contamination, recognizes that groundwater is a uniquely local resource tor which States and local governments must assume primary responsibility, and strives to improve EPA's coordination of groundwater activities under all relevant statutes and programs.

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