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Restoring The Land: Hazardous Waste Management

21 minutes 56 seconds

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Part of the "Green Careers" series. Visits a naval air station where a team from the Environmental Protection Agency manages a massive program to remove a half-century of hazardous waste. Profiles such jobs as hazardous-waste technician, chemist, toxicologist, and EPA project manager. Jobs profiled include the following: project manager, technical manager, safety officer, chemist, and scientist.

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Runtime: 21 minutes 56 seconds

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