Land disposal unit

A land disposal unit, or LDU, is a site in which hazardous waste is remedied through natural and man-made processes.

Types of LDUs for hazardous waste disposal (see RCRA Section 3004(k)):

* Landfill
* Surface impoundment
* Waste pile
* Land treatment unit
* Injection well
* Salt dome formation
* Salt bed formation
* Underground mine
* Underground cave

Resources

This information is from a U.S. government website, http://www.epa.gov/garbage/landfill/haz_ldu.htm


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