Land Disposal Restrictions regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Land Disposal Restrictions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Land disposal restrictions (LDR): Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 USC 6924, and regulations at 40 CFR 268, including Appendices I to XI

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LDR/land ban overview:

Definitions: 40 CFR 268.2

Effective dates: 40 CFR 268, Appendices VII and VIII

Exemptions from the LDR requirements: 40 CFR 268.1 and 40 CFR 264.554(g)

Treatment Standards: 40 CFR 268.40 to 268.49

Technology-based standards: 40 CFR 268.42 and 40 CFR 268, Appendix VI

Alternative treatment standards: 40 CFR 268.42(c), 40 CFR 268.7(a)(9), 40 CFR 268, Appendix IV, 40 CFR 268.45, and 40 CFR 268.49

Prohibitions:

Dilution prohibition: 40 CFR 268.1(c)(3) and 40 CFR 268.3

Storage prohibition: 40 CFR 268.50

LDR exceptions: 40 CFR 268.6, 40 CFR 268.5, 40 CFR 268.4, 40 CFR 268.44, RCRA Section 3004(h)(2), and 40 CFR 268.42(b)

Notification:

Generator notification: 40 CFR 268.7(a), 40 CFR 268.7(d), and 40 CFR 268.9(d)

Treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) notification: 40 CFR 268.7(b) and 40 CFR 268.7(d)

Recordkeeping:

Generator recordkeeping: 40 CFR 268.7(a)

TSDF recordkeeping: 40 CFR 268.7(b), 40 CFR 268.7(c), 40 CFR 264.13, 40 CFR 264.73(b)(3), and 40 CFR 268.7(d)

Regulatory Agency

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Solid Waste (OSW)

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