Environmental Pollution: Discharge of Raw Human Wastes from Railroad Trains: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-first Congress, Second Session. July 28, 1970, Volumes 74-77
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Conservation and Natural Resources Subcommittee
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970 - Railroads - 139 pages
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Page 2 - Secretary is authorized to make and enforce such regulations as in his judgment are necessary to prevent the introduction, transmission, or spread of communicable diseases from foreign countries into the States or possessions, or from one State or possession into any other State or possession.
Page 58 - AN INQUIRY INTO THE PUBLIC HEALTH HAZARD OF SEWAGE DISPOSAL FROM RAILWAY CONVEYANCES,
Page 73 - Annual Conference of State and Territorial Health Officers with the United States Public Health Service.
Page 72 - Columbia," submitted by the Medical Society of the District of Columbia to the Committee on the District of Columbia...
Page 72 - Report on the origin and prevalence of typhoid fever in the District of Columbia.
Page 69 - I believe that in the well-drained, but cool and moist soil under the ties and ballast of a modern railway roadbed baptized day after day and year after year with the albuminous fluids of human excrement, the bacillus typhosus once planted in this natural culture medium, will lie forever, revitalized by new infection, perhaps, but in the meantime facultative enough to meet seasonal and other changes and remain potent.
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Page 59 - The department of medical zoology of the School of Hygiene and Public Health of the Johns Hopkins University...