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Discarding a Square Peg into a Round Hole: Challenges of Creating a Retail Hazardous Waste Management Program

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Discarding a Square Peg into a Round Hole: Challenges of Creating a Retail Hazardous Waste Management Program

Management of natural resources can co-evolve with systems-based science, and legal mechanisms can aid in this evolution process.

Phyllis Harris, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., leads an interdisciplinary team of compliance professionals who identify, mitigate, and monitor the operational compliance risks for domestic business divisions.

Through the Endangered Species Act, a lucky few at-risk species get listed as endangered or threatened species pursuant statutory criteria, but many others are wait listed.

Equity does not always equate with advocacy as is demonstrated by an analysis of State of New York v. Solvent Chemical Co., Inc. et al., 685 F. Supp. 2d 357 (W.D.N.Y. 2010).

The dispersed and systemic nature of today's environmental issues may require a shift in thinking to effectively address modern environmental threats.

The proximity of the mountainous region just south of the US-Mexican border to the substantial renewable energy market in California has set the stage for a significant new cross-border market for wind energy produced in Baja California.

Federal and state laws protecting sacred sites contain weak enforcement mechanisms, and state environmental or land use procedures may be applied in a way that disfavors Native American sacred site claims.

UST revisions emphasize release prevention and operation and maintenance of release prevention equipment. The proposal would establish the same minimum standards for all UST systems in the United States.

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