Incineration of hazardous waste at sea hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment and the Subcommittee on Oceanography of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, on an oversight regarding the incineration of hazardous waste at sea as part of the overall efforts of Congress to confront the problem of managing hazardous waste, December 7, l983. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment.

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