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WASTE MANAGEMENT RESEARCH

AND
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

OF THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON

AIR AND WATER POLLUTION
us Confiess. Senate OF THE
>COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS+
UNITED STATES SENATE
NINETIETH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON
THE NEED TO ESTABLISH AN IMPORTANT NATIONAL
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY POLICY, WITH PARTICULAR
EMPHASIS ON WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES, WHICH
MINIMIZE ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION; AND FEDERAL
RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND STRATEGIES IN AIR POLLU-
TION CONTROL, WATER POLLUTION CONTROL, AND SOLID

WASTE DISPOSAL

MAY 22, JUNE 3, JULY 9 AND 10, 1968

Printed for the use of the Committee on Public Works

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1968

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COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS

JENNINGS RANDOLPH, West Virginia, Chairman STEPHEN M. YOUNG, Ohio

JOHN SHERMAN COOPER, Kentucky EDMUND S. MUSKIE, Maine

HIRAM L. FONG, Hawaii
ERNEST GRUENING, Alaska

J. CALEB BOGGS, Delaware
B. EVERETT JORDAN, North Carolina GEORGE MURPHY, California
DANIEL K. INOUYE, Hawaii

LEN B. JORDAN, Idaho
BIRCH BAYH, Indiana

HOWARD H. BAKER, JR., Tennessee JOSEPH M. MONTOYA, New Mexico JOSEPH D, TYDINGS, Maryland WILLIAM B. SPONG, JR., Virginia

RICHARD B. ROYCE, Chief Clerk and Staff Director

M. BARRY MEYER, Counsel
BAILEY GUARD, Assistant Chief Clerk (Minority)
JOSEPH F. VAN VLADRICKEN, LEON G. BILLINGS, J. B. HUYETT, JR.,

and RICHARD D. GRUNDY, Professional Staff Members

SUBCOMMITTEE ON AIR AND WATER POLLUTION

EDMUND S. MUSKIE, Maine, Chairman JENNINGS RANDOLPH, West Virginia J. CALEB BOGGS, Delaware BIRCH BAYH, Indiana

GEORGE MURPHY, California JOSEPH D. TYDINGS, Maryland

JOHN SHERMAN COOPÉR, Kentucky DANIEL K. INOUYE, Hawaii

HOWARD H. BAKER, JR., Tennessee
JOSEPH M. MONTOYA, New Mexico
WILLIAM B. SPONG, JR., Virginia

(II)

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Dr. Harold Gershinowitz, Chairman, Environmental Studies Board of the

National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering -----

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 1968

Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg, Chairman, accompanied by Joseph A. Lieberman,

Assistant Director for Nuclear Safety, Division of Reactor Development

and Technology, Atomic Energy Commission...

Prof. R. Buckminster Fuller, Southern Illinois University

Dr. William H. Johnston, Director of Research, Scientific Research In-

struments Corp------

TUESDAY, JULY 9, 1968

Ivan L. Bennett, Jr., Deputy Director, Office of Science and Technology,

Executive Office of the President-----

Rolf Eliassen, professor of environmental engineering, Stanford Univer-

sity-------

139

Russell E. Train, president, Conservation Foundation, Washington, D.C.. 156

John C. Gridley, chairman, Board of County Supervisors of Chemung

County, N.Y., representing the National Association of Counties ------ 166

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 1968

Dr. John T. Middleton, Commissioner, National Air Pollution Control

Administration, accompanied by Dr. Steigerwald, Chief, Office of Pro-

gram Planning and Evaluation --

174

Richard D. Vaughan, Chief, Solid Wastes Program, National Center for

Urban and Industrial Health, Environmental Control Administration. 184

Dr. Leon W. Weinberger, Federal Water Pollution Control Administration. 198

Col. Alvin F. Meyer, Jr., U.S. Air Force, Department of Defense Environ- .

mental Pollution Control Committee------

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF WITNESSES AND STATEMENTS

Bennett, Ivan L., Office of Science and Technology, Executive Office of

the President.--.

96

Eliassen, Rolf, Stanford University-.

139, 147
Fuller, R. Buckminster, Southern Illinois University -------

- 42, 55
Gershinowitz, Harold, National Academy of Engineering - -
Gridley, John C., representing the National Association of Counties
Johnston, William H., Scientific Research Instruments Corp---

70, 86
Lieberman, Joseph A., Atomic Energy Commission.------
Meyer, Col. Alvin F., Jr., U.S. Air Force...

212
Middleton, John T., Commissioner National Air Pollution Control

Administration.---.

Rafton, Harold R., Andover, Mass.---.

93

Seaborg, Glenn T., Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission --

36

Train, Russell E., Conservation Foundation, Washington, D.C.----

156

Vaughan, Richard D., Department of Health, Education, and Welfare -- 184

Weinberger, Leon W., Federal Water Pollution Control Administration...

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