French legislation on waste control is principally based on the law of 15 July 1975  relating to waste disposal and recovery of materials. This text is supplemented by the law of 19 July 1976  relating to the classification of installations for environmental protection and by special provisions concerning certain categories of waste or certain procedures for waste disposal.
KeywordsToxicity Sludge Cyanide Incineration
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