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A Regulatory Strategy for Siting and Operating Waste Transfer Stations

This report provides the findings of a 1999 National Environmental Justice Advisory Council study researching the impacts that waste transfer stations have on poor and minority communities, and reports the recommended actions for EPA to consider.

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