Hazardous waste in the Asian Pacific region

Hazardous waste in the Asian Pacific region

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  • Friday | 17 Jun, 2011
  • Mahmood A. Khwaja
  • Contributed Chapter Series
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The production and disposal of hazardous waste remains a substantial problem in the Asian Pacific region. Remediation of waste disposal sites, including landfi ll sites, is attracting considerable research attention within the region. A recognition of the need for community engagement in this process is also growing. This article reviews the work presented in the Hazardous Waste sessions at the Pacific Basin Consortium for Environment and Health held in November 2009 in Perth.