Biennial Report regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Biennial Report: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste generator biennial reporting requirements: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 USC 6922, and regulations at 40 CFR 262.40, 40 CFR 262.41, and 40 CFR 262.44

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Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) biennial reporting requirements: RCRA, 42 USC 6924 and regulations at 40 CFR 264.74 and 40 CFR 264.75; 40 CFR 265.74 and 40 CFR 265.75 (interim status); and 40 CFR 270.30

Report submission deadline: 40 CFR 262.41(a), 40 CFR 264.75, and 40 CFR 265.75 (interim status)

Large quantity generators (LQGs): 40 CFR 260.10 and 40 CFR 262.41

Record retention: 40 CFR 262.40(b)

Exported generator hazardous waste: 40 CFR 262.41(c) and 40 CFR 262.83(g)

Very small quantity generator (VSQG) and small quantity generator (SQG) exemption: 40 CFR 262.14(a) and 40 CFR 262.44

TSDFs: 40 CFR 261.6(c)(2)(iv), 40 CFR 264.75, and 40 CFR 265.75 (interim status)

Record retention: 40 CFR 270.30(j)(2)

Confidential business information: 40 CFR 2.201 to 2.311

Regulatory Agency

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM) Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery (ORCR)

Biennial Report Overview

WHAT IS A BIENNIAL REPORT?

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) requires hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs) and TSDFs to report every 2 years on the quantities, type, and management method of hazardous wastes generated on-site and hazardous wastes received from off-site sources. Referred to by the EPA as the Hazardous Waste Report (EPA Form 8700-13 A/B), and by those in the environmental management field as the Biennial Report, the report must be submitted by March 1 of every even-numbered year with information of the ...


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