Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 USC 6922 with regulations at 40 CFR 260 to 265 -and Appendices

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Definitions: 40 CFR 260.10

Determining generator category: 40 CFR 262.13

Monthly quantity: 40 CFR 262.13(a) to 262.13(b)

What to count: 40 CFR 262.13(c) and 40 CFR 262.13(d)

Mixing hazardous wastes with solid wastes: 40 CFR 262.13(f)

Liquids in landfills ban: 40 CFR 262.14(b) and 40 CFR 262.35

Large quantity generator (LQG) responsibilities:

Hazardous waste determination: 40 CFR 262.11

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification (ID) number and renotification: 40 CFR 262.18

On-site accumulation : 40 CFR 262.17

Air emissions standards: 40 CFR 265 Subparts AA, BB, and CC

Pretransport requirements: 40 CFR 262.30 to 262.33

Tracking shipments: 40 CFR 262.20 to 262.27

Recordkeeping: 40 CFR 262.40 to 262.44

Personnel training: 40 CFR 262.17(a)(7)

Land disposal restrictions: 40 CFR 262.17(a)(9) and 40 CFR 268

Closure requirements: 40 CFR 262.17(a)(8)

LQG preparedness and prevention procedures: 40 CFR 262.250 to 262.256

Equipment: 40 CFR 262.252 and 40 CFR 262.253

Access: 40 CFR 262.254 and 40 CFR 262.255

Arrangements with responders: 40 CFR 262.256

LQG emergency response procedures:

Contingency plan: 40 CFR 262.260 to 262.263

Emergency coordinator and procedures: 40 CFR 262.264 and 40 CFR 262.265

Small quantity generator (SQG) responsibilities:

Renotification: 40 CFR 262.18(d)(1)

Personnel training: 40 CFR 262.16(b)(9)(iii)

Closure: 40 CFR 262.16(b)(3)(vi)

On-site accumulation: 40 CFR 262.16

Preparedness and prevention procedures: 40 CFR 262.16(b)(8)

Emergency response procedures: 40 CFR 262.16(b)(9)

Very small quantity generator (VSQG) responsibilities:

Waste accumulation: 40 CFR 262.14(a)(2)

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