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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Exemptions:

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)

Form of manifest and instructions: Appendix to 40 CFR 262–Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest and Instructions (EPA Forms 8700-22 and 8700-22A and their instructions)

Preparation of the manifest by the generator:

Applicability: 40 CFR 262.20(a) and 40 CFR 262.24(a)

Obtaining a paper manifest: 40 CFR 262.21(g)(1)

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

Manifest copies: 40 CFR 262.22 and 40 CFR 262.24(d)

Facility designation: 40 CFR 262.20(b) to 262.20(d)

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

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

Generator 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

Generator electronic manifest problems:

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

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

Transporters:

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

Recordkeeping: 40 CFR 263.22

Transporter electronic manifest problems:

When the e-Manifest system is unavailable: 40 CFR 263.20(a)(6)

When electronic signature methods undergo tests: 40 CFR ...


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Manifests Overview
Who’s Covered and Exemptions
General Information
Completing the Manifest Form
Generator Responsibilities
Transporter Responsibilities
TSDF Responsibilities
Water and Rail Shipments
Exports and Imports Of Hazardous Waste
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