Chapter 5.Cleaning Up the Wastes of an Industrial Economy

Toxic Wastes Invade Every City and County 129

Expectations and Disappointments of Superfund 135

Safe Disposal of Hazardous Wastes 143

Two Hundred Thousand Leaking Tanks 147

The Fears and the Reality of Nuclear Waste 149

Environmental Neglect at Nuclear Weapons Plants 156

Protecting Our Groundwater Resources 159