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Guidance for Assessing Dangerous Waste Secondary Containment Systems

Publication number Date Published
95-420September 1995
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Author(s) Thomas, Ty
Description This document provides guidance for assessing the adequacy of secondary containment. It discusses the regulatory requirements for containers and tanks, and the technical aspects of secondary containment, including cracks, joiners, protective coatings, and sealings.
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Keywords container, Secondary Containment, guidance, dangerous, tanks, tank, waste, containment

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