Resource, Conservation, and Recovery Act

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Resource, Conservation, and Recovery Act

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RCRA

An act passed in 1976 that gave the Environmental Protection Agency the authority to control hazardous waste disposal, including the disposal of infectious and radioactive medical waste products.
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The Earthjustice lawsuit would force the EPA to set deadlines for review and revision of relevant solid and hazardous waste safeguards to address coal ash and "long-overdue" changes to the test that determines whether a waste is hazardous under RCRA.
7 million), the highest EPA-assessed penalties under RCRA were in Pennsylvania at $1.
The RCRA corrective action program is located in [section] 3004(u) and (v) of the RCRA Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments (HSWA) of 1984.
The federal agencies' sluggishness is not surprising, given that it took the EPA more than 15 years to act on RCRA.
This is Pasadena-based Tetra Tech's third consecutive win of the RCRA contract, and marks its 18th year supporting the EPA program, which governs the management of solid and hazardous waste and underground storage tanks.
EPA previously issued a RCRA 7003 administrative order to address off-site management of lead contaminated foundry sand, and Lee Brass is in compliance with that order.
Identification and verification of the entity as a PRP for a Superfund site or becoming subject to RCRA facility permit requirements.
Consider Robert Wells, a vice president of North American Philips, who was indicted on criminal charges for illegally disposing of a RCRA hazardous waste.
Recycling is also getting attention at the federal level with RCRA reauthorization legislation pending in the House and the Senate.
based company contends that toxic ash from municipal waste incinerators is exempt from RCRA disposal regulations.
Lonestar Ecology treats organic waste waters, oily waste waters and oil water emulsions, as well as a broad array of RCRA hazardous wastes.