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06/13/2011

EPA Modifies LDRs for Carbamates

Today, the EPA published a direct final rule (76 FR 34147) and proposal (76 FR 34200) on LDRs for “Carbamate” production wastes and commercial chemical products containing carbamates. As existing test methods are inadequate, and it is difficult to determine the concentration of carbamates at the limits specified for land disposal, this rule modifies...

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05/24/2011

Question of the Week: Using a Mass Balance Approach for RCRA Tanks

Q. Does a hazardous waste storage tank need to be emptied every 90 days (or 180 days), or can a ”mass balance approach” be taken?
 
A. EPA stated in the January 11, 1982 issue of the Federal Register (47 FR 1250) that generators must remove all wastes from the tank within...

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04/29/2011

Question of the Week: Recycling Lead Batteries: Part 266 vs. Part 273

Q. EPA gives several options for managing spent lead-acid batteries. What is the benefit of choosing Universal Waste management rules versus the lead-acid battery rules in 40 CFR 266? 
 
A. Spent lead-acid batteries are exempt from the hazardous waste regulations and do not count towards a generator’s status determination as long as the generator follows either...

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03/22/2011

Question of the Week: Determining Generator Status

If your facility generates hazardous waste, it’s important to count how much you generate each month. The amount of waste you generate determines your “generator status.” And, generator status decides which rules for waste management and disposal apply to you...

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02/22/2011

Question of the Week: Determining Significant Waste Codes

Q. When I send my hazardous waste to the treatment facility for disposal, they charge me separately for each waste code I report. Since I know some of the treatment standards overlap, is there anyway to avoid the expense and hassle of double-treating my hazardous waste? A. There are different reasons for recording and communicating waste codes (e.g. manifests, LDRs, etc.) It is likely that you are...

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01/21/2011

Question of the Week: Calculating Generator Status

Q. What is "generator status," and how do I calculate it? A. Each and every person who produces hazardous waste is a generator and must determine his or her generator status each calender month. A facility’s generator status determines how stringently it is regulated and how long it may accumulate hazardous waste on site without a permit...

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