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Contamination and Cleanup
The most common crime against the environment that we experience in Miami-Dade County is abandonment of drums or similar containers. These drums of toxic chemicals are "abandoned" by people who, most likely, are attempting to avoid the cost of proper and safe disposal.
Brownfield sites are generally abandoned, idled or underused industrial and commercial properties where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by actual or perceived environmental contamination.
Learn about the characteristics of hazardous waste.
Read a variety of industry guides to stay in compliance with hazardous waste guidelines.
Solid Waste Sites: Landfills and Lakefills
Solid waste sites can include landfills that handle typical domestic solid waste; landfills that handle construction and demolition materials; and lakefills.
A storage tank can be described as an enclosed stationary container or structure that is designed or used to store regulated substances.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Wed Dec 17, 2014 11:36:56 AM
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