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CARD DIVISION

ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION: DISCHARGE OF RAW

HUMAN WASTES FROM RAILROAD TRAINS

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1970
HEARING

BEFORE A

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
: 5. Cenigers, decese. COMMITTEE ON

GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NINETY-FIRST CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

JULY 28, 1970

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COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
WILEIAN L. DAWSON, Illinois, Chairman

FLORENCE P. DWYER, New Jersey JACK BROOKS, Texas

OGDEN R. REID, New York L. H. FOUNTAIN, North Carolina

FRANK HORTON, New York JOHN A. BLATNIK, Minnesota

JOHN N. ERLENBORN, Illinois ROBERT E. JONES, Alabama

JOHN W. WYDLER, New York EDWARD A. GARMATZ, Maryland

CLARENCE J. BROWN, Ohio JOHN E, MOSS, California

GUY VANDER JAGT, Michigan DANTE B. FASCELL, Florida

JOHN T. MYERS, Indiana HENRY S. REUSS, Wisconsin

WILLIAM O. COWGER, Kentucky JOHNS, MONAGAN, Connecticut

GILBERT GUDE, Maryland TORBERT H. MACDONALD, Massachusetts PAUL N. MCCLOSKEY, JR., California WILLIAM S. MOORHEAD, Pennsylvania PAUL FINDLEY, Illinois CORNELIUS E. GALLAGHER, New Jersey JOHN H. BUCHANAN, JR., Alabama WILLIAM J. RANDALL, Missouri

LOWELL P. WEICKER, JR., Connecticut BENJAMIN S. ROSENTHAL, New York SAM STEIGER, Arizona JIM WRIGHT, Texas FERNAND J. ST GERMAIN, Rhode Island JOHN C. CULVER, Iowa FLOYD V. HICKS, Washington

CHRISTINE RAY DAVIS, Staff Director

JAMES A. LANIGAN, General Counsel
MILES Q. ROMNEY, Associate General Counsel

J. P. CARLSON, Minority Counsel
WILLIAM H. COPENHAVER, Minority Professional Staff

CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE

HENRY S. REUSS, Wisconsin, Chairman JIM WRIGHT, Texas

GUY VANDER JAGT, Michigan FLOYD V. HICKS, Washington

GILBERT GUDE, Maryland
JOHN E. MOSS, California

PAUL N. MCCLOSKEY, JR., California
PHINEAS INDRITZ, Chief Counsel
LAURENCE DAVIS, Assistant Counsel
F. CLEMENT DINSMORE, Legal Assistant
David B. FINNEGAN, Assistant Counsel

CATHERINE L. HARTKE, Clerk
JOSEPHINE SCHEIBER, Research Analyst

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CONTENTS

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statement of-

Blankenship, Dr. E. Bayne, president, Research Products Manufactur-

ing Co.

Cliff, s. Barrie, vice president and general manager, Koehler-Dayton

Division, Litton Industries, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, presented by

William H. Smyers, Jr., project manager-research

Edwards, Dr. Charles C., Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Public

Health Service, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and

Welfare; accompanied by Dr. Albert C. Kolbye, Jr., Deputy

Director, Bureau of Foods, Pesticides, and Product Safety, Food

and Drug Administration, Department of Health, Education, and

Welfare

Goodfellow, Thomas M., president, Association of American Rail-

roads, presented by R. R. Manion, vice president, operations and
maintenance department; accompanied by William Moloney, vice
president and general counsel.

Nader, Ralph
Letters, statements, etc., submitted for the record-

Cliff, S. Barrie, vice president and general manager, Koehler-Dayton

Division, Litton Industries, Inc., Dayton, Ohio: Statement-
Edwards, Dr. Charles C., Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Public

Health Service, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare:

Letter dated May 4, 1970, re railroad car sanitation
Goodfellow, Thomas M., president, Association of American Rail-

roads: Data re number of locomotives, cabooses, and passenger-

carrying cars equipped with toilets.---

Nader, Ralph:

Letter from M. J. Ryan, Acting Director, Office of Legislative

Services, HEW, to Hon. George Murphy, a U.S. Senator from

the State of California dated May 8, 1970...

Letter to Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Robert

Finch dated December 19, 1969---

Petition for rulemaking----

Reuss, Hon. Henry S., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Wisconsin, and chairman, Conservation and Natural Resources

Subcommittee:

Correspondence between Hon. Henry S. Reuss and Mr. H.

Haverland, Chief, Interstate Travel Sanitation, Division of

Sanitation Control, Department of Health, Education, and

Welfare ---

Correspondence between Hon. Henry S. Reuss and Thomas M.

Goodfellow, president, Association of American Railroads..

Letter with attachment from J. Raymond McGlaughlin, Na-

tional Legislative Representative, Brotherhood of Maintenance

of Way Employes dated July 24, 1970.-

APPENDIXES

Appendix 1.—"An Inquiry Into the Public Health Hazard of Sewage

Disposal From Railway Conveyances,” by Kenneth F. Maxcy, M.D.,

Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health,

the Johns Hopkins University

Appendix II.- A Report on Railroad Waste Pollution,” prepared by

Monogram Industries, Inc., Venice, Calif., Division, November 1, 1969.-

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