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The Hazardous Waste Q&A. An In-Depth Guide to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2220176
  • Book
  • August 1992
  • 404 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The Hazardous Waste Q & A An In-depth Guide to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and The Hazardous Materials Transportation Act Revised Edition Travis P. Wagner The "Answer Book" for all your compliance questions. How much of your company's waste is considered "hazardous" under current federal regulations? If the carrier you hire to remove waste is cited for a violation, can you also be held liable? Does your company's disposal program meet new EPA and DOT requirements? Now you can find the authoritative answers to these and hundreds of other critical waste management problems--in minutes--with the revised edition of this practical, quick-reference guide to RCRA and HMTA compliance. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act have spawned an enormous and complex body of regulations and requirements--among the most complicated laws in the land. Unfortunately, while ensuring compliance with these regulations is a top priority for both the EPA and DOT. helping businesses understand and comply with the regulations is not. Written by a former technical compliance specialist for EPA. The Hazardous Waste Q&A helps you make sure your waste management practices fully meet these tough regulations--and will help you reduce your liability, too. The Hazardous Waste Q&A simplifies hazardous waste management under RCRA and HMTA by presenting these highly technical and often difficult to interpret regulations in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-use question-and-answer format. This approach lets you go straight to the help you need without digging through pages and pages of dense, technical detail. You'll find EPA-approved procedures and solutions for virtually every practical aspect of hazardous waste management:

Identification and Classification Guidelines

Requirements for Medium-and Large-Quantity Generators

Transportation under RCRA and HMTA

Recycling, Storage, Treatment, and Disposal

Ground Water Monitoring

Closure and Post-Closure

Financial Requirements

Operating and Post-Closure Permits

Corrective Action

State Regulations and Enforcement
Questions were developed from thousands of actual inquiries received at EPA and from the author's experience consulting on hazardous wastes for private industry. In preparing the answers and guidelines, Mr. Wagner went beyond the regulations themselves to gather additional facts and insights from source documents not readily available to the layman, including OSWER Directives, Regulatory Interpretation Letters, Program Implementation Guidance, EPA policy memos and guidance manuals, DOT guidance manuals, Federal Register preambles, and RCRA/Superfund Hotline Monthly Reports. Thus, users will find Q&A not just convenient but authoritative and in depth## For everyone concerned with hazardous## managers, health and safety managers, attor## Q&A is an unrivalled productivity resource. I## and classroom training that is required by law##
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General Provisions.

Waste Identification and Classification.

Generators.

Transportation Provisions.

General Standards for TSD Facilities.

Groundwater Monitoring.

Technical Standards for Waste Management Units.

Land Disposal Restrictions.

Permits and Interim Status.

Corrective Action.

Enforcement.

State Authorization.

Appendices.

Index.
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