EPA May Alter Waste Rules A proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency would change how hazardous waste is regulated. Supporters say it will save money for industry and induce manufacturers to recycle toxic waste. Opponents say it is opening the door to improper disposal of dangerous materials and eliminating a system for tracking polluters. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.
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EPA May Alter Rules on Hazardous Waste Disposal

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EPA May Alter Rules on Hazardous Waste Disposal

EPA May Alter Rules on Hazardous Waste Disposal

EPA May Alter Rules on Hazardous Waste Disposal

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A proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency would change how hazardous waste is regulated. Supporters say it will save money for industry and induce manufacturers to recycle toxic waste. Opponents say it is opening the door to improper disposal of dangerous materials and eliminating a system for tracking polluters. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.