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PCB Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), 15 USC 2605 and regulations at 40 CFR 761.1 to 761.398

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PCB ban: 40 CFR 761.20

Regulated substances: 40 CFR 761.1 and 40 CFR 761.2

PCB concentrations less than 50 parts per million (ppm): 40 CFR 761.65

Definitions: 40 CFR 761.3

PCB marking: 40 CFR 761.40 to 761.45

Marking placement: 40 CFR 761.40(h)

Marking formats: 40 CFR 761.45

Manifest requirements: 40 CFR 761.205 to 761.219

Right-of-way exception: 40 CFR 761.207(f)

Unmanifested waste report: 40 CFR 761.216

Exception reporting: 40 CFR 761.217

Certificate of disposal: 40 CFR 761.218

PCB disposal: 40 CFR 761.60 to 761.79

Incineration: 40 CFR 761.70

Chemical waste landfills: 40 CFR 761.75

High-efficiency boilers: 40 CFR 761.71

PCB import and export: 40 CFR 761.93 and 40 CFR 761.97

Storage for reuse: 40 CFR 761.35

Storage for disposal: 40 CFR 761.65

Storage criteria: 40 CFR 761.65(b)

30-day storage: 40 CFR 761.65(c)(1)

Temporary storage: 40 CFR 761.65(c)(2)

Checking for leaks: 40 CFR 761.65(c)(5)

PCB remediation waste: 40 CFR 761.61

Remediation waste vs. PCB bulk product: : 40 CFR 761.61 and 40 CFR 761.62

Transformers:

Assumption Policy: 40 CFR 761.2

PCB transformer registration: 40 CFR 761.30(a)(1)(vi)(A)

Decontamination: 40 CFR 761.79

Reclassification:

Transformers: 40 CFR 761.30(a)(2)(v)

Electrical equipment: 40 CFR 761.30(h)(2)(v)

Spills:

Excluded spills: 40 CFR 761.120

General requirements: 40 CFR 761.125

Reporting: 40 CFR 761.125(a)(1)

Low concentration spills: 40 CFR 761.125(b)

High concentration spills: 40 CFR 761.125(c)

Recordkeeping:

Notification: 40 CFR 761.205

Annual report: 40 CFR 761.180

Annual log: 40 CFR 761.180(b)

Reclassification records: 40 CFR 761.180(g)

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