An Assessment of impacts associated with implementation of the Suffolk County plastics law, Local Law 10-1988
Marine Sciences Research Center
Swanson, Robert Lawrence
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SubjectMarine Sciences.; Atmospheric Sciences.; Plastic containers > Law and legislation > New York (State) > Suffolk County.; Plastic containers > Environmental aspects > New York (State) > Suffolk County.
from the executive summary, ". . .This study assesses the degree to which the stated purpose of the law would be fulfilled should the law be implemented, and investigates and quantifies some of the possible subsequent impacts. In addition to the environmental impacts identified above, WMI has also analyzed other issues that have been raised, including effects on MSW compost characterization, effects on the marine environment, impact on public health, economic impacts to the people of Suffolk County, and possible changes in energy usage. . ."
xviii, 255 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references.