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What does HC stand for?

HC stands for Hazardous Constituent

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Under the new rule, the waste must be treated so that not just the benzene, but all underlying hazardous constituents meet the applicable Universal Treatment Standards (UTS) before the waste or its residue can be land-disposed.
Superfund's statutory preference for permanent remedies is very rational; it derives from our very limited technological and institutional capabilities to isolate and contain hazardous constituents over the long haul--as the general public is aware from society's difficulties with isolating nuclear waste, and as some citizens living near "contained" Superfund sites can attest from their direct experience living with endlessly eroding and breached clay caps.
Policy committee members expressed frustration over federally mandated testing requirements that require municipalities to repeatedly test for hazardous constituents in drinking water that do not exist in their region of the country.