Manifests regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Manifests : What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA): 42 USC 6922

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

Small quantity generator (SQG) recycling exemption: 40 CFR 262.20(e) and 40 CFR 263.20(h)

Contiguous property exemption: 40 CFR 262.20(f)

Waste nonchemical military munitions exemption: 40 CFR 266.203(a)(1)

Distribution of copies:

Paper manifests: 40 CFR 262.21(f)(6)

Electronic manifests (e-Manifests): 40 CFR 262.24, 40 CFR 263.20(a)(4)(ii), and 40 CFR 264.71(f)(2)

Record retention:

Paper manifests: 40 CFR 262.23(f)(4), 40 CFR 263.22, and 40 CFR 264.71(a)(2)(vi)

e-Manifests: 40 CFR 262.24(a)(3), 40 CFR 263.20(a)(4)(iv), and 40 CFR 264.71(f)(4)

Post-receipt e-Manifest data corrections: 40 CFR 262.24(h), 40 CFR 263.20(a)(9), and 40 CFR 264.71(l)

Generator responsibilities:

General rules: 40 CFR 262.20(a) and 40 CFR 262.24(a)

Paper manifest: 40 CFR 262.21(g)(1)

e-Manifests: 40 CFR 262.20(a)(3)

Accessing the e-Manifest system: 40 CFR 262.24(b) and 40 CFR 262.24(c)

Facility designation: 40 CFR 262.20

Signing and distributing the copies: 40 CFR 262.23 and 40 CFR 262.25

Additional responsibilities: 40 CFR 262.21(g)(2)

Exception report: 40 CFR 262.42

Rejected generator shipments: 40 CFR 262.16(e), 40 CFR 262.17(g), and 40 CFR 262.23(f)

Generator recordkeeping: 40 CFR 262.40

Potential generator e-Manifest problems:

When the e-Manifest system is unavailable: 40 CFR 262.24

When electronic signature methods undergo tests: 40 CFR 262.24(f)

Transporter Responsibilities:

General rules: 40 CFR 263.20(a) and 40 CFR 263.20(b)

Accessing the e-Manifest system: 40 CFR 263.20(a)(5)

Rules during transit: 40 CFR 263.20(a)(4)(iii), 40 CFR 263.20(c), and 40 CFR 263.20(d)

Waste delivery rules: 40 CFR 263.21


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