Accession Number : ADA325499

Title :   Using Automation to Monitor and Report Hazardous Waste Disposal Costs: A Mission-Critical Obligation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT INST MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Hassrick, H. L. ; Fofi, Susan D. ; Tang, Lorna J.

PDF Url : ADA325499

Report Date : OCT 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : Controlling, monitoring, and reporting hazardous waste disposal costs has become increasingly important as environmental problems arise, costs escalate, and budgets contract. In FY94, the U.S. Army, Europe (USAREUR), spent more than $24 million for hazardous waste disposal, nearly one-third of its total environmental budget. Tracking hazardous waste disposal transactions and their costs is an essential component of the USAREUR environmental management program. For many disposal transactions, as in the case in USAREUR, a manual system of tracking the thousands of documents involved in hazardous waste disposal becomes inordinately time-consuming and more complex with each additional transaction.

Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, *ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, *WASTE DISPOSAL, *HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, EUROPE, AUTOMATION, ENVIRONMENTS, MONITORING, TRACKING, COSTS, MANUAL OPERATION, BUDGETS, DISPOSAL, MENTAL ABILITY.

Subject Categories : Solid Wastes Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE