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Hazardous Wastes

Volume 84: debated on Wednesday 23 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what advice his officials have provided since October 1984 to local authorities regarding means other than incineration for dealing with hazardous wastes.

My officials have provided advice to local authorities for dealing with hazardous waste on the basis of the best practical environmental option; this can involve incineration, processing, treatment or land filling. Advice has also been provided in a published series of Government waste management papers.