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Hazardous Waste Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA): 42 USC 6903(33), 42 USC 6922, and 42 USC 6924

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Definition: 42 USC 6903(33) and 40 CFR 260.10

Storage facility permit exemptions: 40 CFR 264.1(g), 40 CFR 265.1(c) (interim status), 40 CFR 270.1(c)(2), and 40 CFR 270.1(c)(3)

Permitted storage facilities:

Security requirements: 40 CFR 264.14(b) and 40 CFR 265.14(b)

Ignitable, reactive, or incompatible wastes: 40 CFR 264.17 and 40 CFR 265.17

Inspections: 40 CFR 264.15 and 40 CFR 265.15

Storage units:

Container rules: 40 CFR 264.170 to 264.179 and 40 CFR 265.170 to 265.178 (interim status)

Hazardous waste storage tank rules: 40 CFR 264.190 to 264.200 and 40 CFR 265.190 to 265.202 (interim status)

Surface impoundment rules: 40 CFR 264.220 to 264.232 and 40 CFR 265.220 to 265.231 (interim status)

Containment building rules: 40 CFR 264.1100 to 264.1102 and 40 CFR 265.1100 to 265.1102 (interim status)

Waste piles: 40 CFR 264.250 to 264.259 and 40 CFR 265.250 to 265.260 (interim status)

Generator on-site storage (accumulation):

Overview: 40 CFR 262.34

Hazardous waste determination: 40 CFR 262.10(c) and 40 CFR 262.11

EPA identification (ID) number: 40 CFR 262.10(c) and 40 CFR 262.12

Identification and labeling: 40 CFR 262.34(a)(2), 40 CFR 262.34(a)(3), and 40 CFR 262.34(d)(4)

Preparedness and prevention: 40 CFR 262.34(a)(4) and 40 CFR 262.34(d)(4)

Land disposal restrictions (LDRs): 40 CFR 262.34(a)(4), 40 CFR 262.34(d)(4), and 40 CFR 268.1(b)

Accumulation requirements for large quantity generators (LQGs):

Accumulation time limitation: 40 CFR 262.34(a)

Storage unit standards: 40 CFR 262.34(a)(1)

Using containment buildings for accumulation: 40 CFR 262.34(a)(1)(iv)

Contingency plans: 40 CFR 262.34(a)(4)

Employee training: 40 CFR ...


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