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12/14/2011RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY ACT (RCRA) BIENNIAL REPORT REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPREHENSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE, COMPENSATION, AND LIABILITY ACT (CERCLA) RESPONSE ACTIONSMemo
 Description: For purposes of CERCLA response actions, EPA considers the RCRA biennial reporting requirement to be an administrative requirement, which only applies to off-site actions. Therefore, any RCRA hazardous waste generated on-site as part of a Superfund response action and managed on-site must comply with all substantive RCRA requirements but need not comply with administrative requirements, such as RCRA biennial reporting requirements. Any RCRA hazardous waste generated on-site and managed off-site is subject to all RCRA requirements, including, where applicable, biennial report requirements. RCRA regulations require biennial reporting from large quantity generators (LQGs). Hazardous waste generators at CERCLA sites may either report all RCRA hazardous waste managed off-site without evaluating whether they are an LQG or determine if, in any calendar month, the site is an LQG, and if so, report all RCRA hazardous waste that is generated on-site, but managed off-site for the entire calendar year.
 
11/01/2008List of Reported RCRA Sites in the United States: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2007 Data)Publication
 Description: This document identifies every hazardous waste facility in the United States that submitted a hazardous waste report in 2007.
 
11/01/2008National Analysis: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2007 Data)Publication
 Description: This document presents a detailed look at waste-handling practices for 2007 in EPA regions, states, and the largest facilities nationally. The report provides the quantity of waste generated, managed, shipped, and received; the quantity of waste imported and exported between states; and the number of generators and managing facilities.
 
11/01/2008State Detail Analysis: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2007 Data)Publication
 Description: This document is a detailed look at each state's waste handling practices in 2007, including overall totals for generation, management, and shipments and receipts of hazardous waste, as well as totals for the largest fifty facilities.
 
12/01/2006List of Reported RCRA Sites in the United States: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2005 Data)Publication
 Description: This document identifies every hazardous waste facility in the United States that submitted a hazardous waste report in 2005.
 
12/01/2006National Analysis: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2005 data)Publication
 Description: This document presents a detailed look at waste-handling practices for 2005 in the EPA Regions, States, and largest facilities nationally, including the quantity of waste generated, managed, shipped and received, and imported and exported between States, and the number of generators and managing facilities.
 
12/01/2006State Detail Analysis: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2005 Data)Publication
 Description: This document is a detailed look at each State's waste handling practices in 2005, including overall totals for generation, management, and shipments and receipts or hazardous waste, as well as totals for the largest fifty facilities.
 
06/01/2005List of Reported RCRA Sites in the United States: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2003 Data)Publication
 Description: This document identifies every hazardous waste facility in the United States that submitted a hazardous waste report in 2003.
 
06/01/2005National Analysis: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2003 data)Publication
 Description: This document presents a detailed look at waste-handling practices in the EPA Regions, States, and largest facilities nationally, including the quantity of waste generated, managed, shipped and received, and imported and exported between States, and the number of generators and managing facilities.
 
06/01/2005State Detail Analysis: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2003 Data)Publication
 Description: This document is a detailed look at each State's waste handling practices, including overall totals for generation, management, and shipments and receipts or hazardous waste, as well as totals for the largest fifty facilities.
 
10/01/2003List of Reported RCRA Sites in the United States: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2001 Data)Publication
 Description: The List of Reported RCRA Sites identifies every hazardous waste facility in the United States that submitted a hazardous waste report in 2001.
 
10/01/2003National Analysis: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2001 data)Publication
 Description: The National Analysis data presents a detailed look at waste-handling practices in the EPA Regions, States, and largest facilities nationally, including (1) the quantity of waste generated, managed, shipped and received, and imported and exported between States and (2) the number of generators and managing facilities.
 
10/01/2003State Detail Analysis: The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 2001 Data)Publication
 Description: This document is a detailed look at each State's waste handling practices, including overall totals for generation, management, and shipments and receipts or hazardous waste, as well as totals for the largest fifty facilities.
 
06/01/2001The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1999 Data) - Executive SummaryPublication
 Description: The Executive Summary provides an overview of national hazardous waste generation and management practices. It is included in the front of each of the other volumes of the report.
 
06/01/2001The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1999 Data) - List of Large Quantity GeneratorsPublication
 Description: The List of Large Quantity Generators identifies every hazardous waste generator in the United States that reported itself to be a large quantity generator in 1999.
 
06/01/2001The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1999 Data) - List of Treatment, Storage and Disposal FacilitiesPublication
 Description: The List of Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities identifies every hazardous waste manager in the United States that reported itself to be a treatment, storage, or disposal facility in 1999.
 
06/01/2001The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1999 Data) - National AnalysisPublication
 Description: The National Analysis data presents a detailed look at waste-handling practices in the EPA Regions, States, and largest facilities nationally, including (1) the quantity of waste generated, managed, shipped and received, and imported and exported between States and (2) the number of generators and managing facilities.
 
06/01/2001The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1999 Data) - State Detail AnalysisPublication
 Description: The State Detail Analysis data is a detailed look at each State's waste handling practices, including overall totals for generation, management, and shipments and receipts, as well as totals for the largest fifty facilities.
 
06/01/2001The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1999 Data) - State Summary AnalysisPublication
 Description: The State Summary Analysis provides a two-page overview of the generation and management practices of individual States.
 
09/01/1999The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1997 Data); Executive SummaryPublication
 Description: The Executive Summary provides an overview of national hazardous waste generation and management practices based on the 1997 data. This document also points out the changes to the 1997 Biennial Reporting requirements and the impact on the data presented in the report.
 
09/01/1999The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report: List of Large Quantity Generators (Based on 1997 Data)Publication
 Description: The List of Large Quantity Generators identifies every hazardous waste generator in the United States that reported itself to be a large quantity generator in 1997. It also includes a copy of the Executive Summary (530-S-99-036).
 
09/01/1999The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report: List of Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities (Based on 1997 Data)Publication
 Description: The List of Treatment, Storage and Disposal (TSD) Facilities identifies every hazardous waste manager in the United States that reported itself to be a TSD facility in 1997. Includes a copy of the Executive Summary (530-S-99-036).
 
09/01/1999The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report: National Analysis (Based on 1997 Data)Publication
 Description: The National Biennial Report presents a detailed look at waste-handling practices in the EPA Regions, States, and largest facilities nationally. The report includes information about the quantity of waste generated, managed, shipped and received, and imported and exported between States, and the number of generators and managing facilities.
 
09/01/1999The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report: State Detail Analysis (Based on 1997 Data)Publication
 Description: The State Detail Analysis provides a detailed review of each state's waste handling practices, including overall totals for generation, management, and shipments and receipts, as well as totals for the largest fifty facilities.
 
09/01/1999The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report: State Summary Analysis (Based on 1997 Data)Publication
 Description: The state summary analysis provides a two-page overview of the generation and management practices of individual states.
 
03/19/1999OECA REQUEST FOR CHANGE IN RCRIS DATABASE POLICYMemo
 Description: RCRIS does not contain a full inventory of conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs). OSW has a consistent approach for highlighting at a national level those CESQGs where core program activity has occurred and been recorded in RCRIS.
 
02/05/1999INTERIM-FINAL GUIDANCE FOR RCRA CORRECTIVE ACTION ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATORSMemo
 Description: Interim final guidance for determining if a facility has met the RCRA corrective action environmental indicators (EI). Two indicators are used: CA725 (Current Human Exposures Under Control) and CA750 (Migration of Contaminated Groundwater Under Control). Environmental indicators are used to measure program performance for Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) purposes.
 
10/09/1998REPORTING OF WASTEWATERS IN 1997 BRS CYCLEMemo
 Description: EPA decided not to include any wastewater data in 1997 Biennial Report National Report due to difficulties in separating exempt from non-exempt wastewaters.Historically only non-exempt wastewaters have been reported which gave incomplete picture of wastewater generation and management (NOTE: See 2001 Biennial Report Forms for current requirements).
 
07/31/1998REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT-FINAL GPRA BASELINE FACILITIES LIST FOR CORRECTIVE ACTIONMemo
 Description: Request for comments from Regions on draft final corrective action GPRA Baseline facilities list. Document describes procedures used to identify draft final Baseline facilities.
 
04/27/1998REPORTING WASTEWATERS MANAGED IN RCRA-EXEMPT UNITS ON THE 1997 HAZARDOUS WASTE REPORTMemo
 Description: EPA considered dropping the reporting requirement for wastewaters on the 1997 Hazardous Waste (Biennial) Report. Based on concerns raised by data users, EPA decided not to change the requirement that hazardous wastes going to RCRA-exempt units be reported (NOTE: See 2001 Biennial Report Forms for current requirements). EPA did change the system type code in an effort to simplify the reporting. EPA does not plan to overrule state or regional guidance which may have contradicted this policy. Reporting for wood preserving wastewaters may be affected by the conditional exclusion added by the land disposal restrictions (LDR) Phase IV rulemaking .
 
08/01/1997The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1995 Data): Complete SetPublication
 Description: Presents information from EPA's 1995 report. Provides national data on the nature , quantities and disposition of generated hazardous waste.
 
08/01/1997The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1995 Data): Executive SummaryPublication
 Description: This document presents information from EPA's 1995 Biennial Report,which collects and maintains information about generation, management, and final disposition of hazardous waste regulated by RCRA.
 
08/01/1997The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1995 Data): List of Large Quantity Generators in the United StatesPublication
 Description: This document presents information from EPA's 1995 Biennial Report, specifically providing a list of large quantity generators, including information on the nature, quantities and disposition of generated hazardous waste.
 
08/01/1997The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1995 Data): List of Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities in the United StatesPublication
 Description: This document presents information from EPA's 1995 Biennial Report, specifically providing a list of treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), including information on the nature, quantities and disposition of generated hazardous waste.
 
08/01/1997The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1995 Data): National AnalysisPublication
 Description: This document presents information from EPA's 1995 Biennial Report, providing national data on the nature, quantities and disposition of generated hazardous waste.
 
08/01/1997The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1995 Data): State Detail AnalysisPublication
 Description: This document presents information from EPA's 1995 Biennial Report, specifically providing state data on the nature, quantities and disposition of generated hazardous waste.
 
08/01/1997The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1995 Data): State Summary AnalysisPublication
 Description: This document presents information from EPA's 1995 Biennial Report, providing state data on the nature, quantities and disposition of generated hazardous waste.
 
03/05/1997APPROVALS FOR CONTINUATION OF RCRA HAZARDOUS WASTE REPORTING AND RECORDKEEPINGMemo
 Description: Discusses the list of information collection activities recently approved for continuation by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) (e.g., 8700-22 manifest, 8700-12 notification form, 8700-13A and 8700-13B Biennial Report, 8700-23 Part A permit application). The manifest renewal expires September 30, 1999. The old manifest can be used if the old expiration date is crossed out and the form contains OMB control number 2050-0039. Changes to DOT materials shipping papers affect the manifest. Memo includes approval and expiration dates for each form as well as the extent of the revisions, and discussion of information collection activities which do not require form (e.g., Part B permit application, general hazardous waste facility standards, waste specific unit requirements and special waste processes and types).
 
06/04/1996CLARIFICATION OF REQUIREMENTS INVOLVING THE COUNTING OF WOOD PRESERVING WATERS FOR BIENNIAL REPORTINGMemo
 Description: Hazardous wastewater from wood preserving plants (F032, F034, and F035) is not subject to quantity determination for the Biennial Report or for determining generator status when recycled in an on-site process without prior storage or accumulation (SEE ALSO: Section 261.4(a)(9)). If the waste is stored or accumulated prior to reuse, the generator must count the waste unless it has already been counted once.
 
04/01/1996FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATOR REQUIREMENTSQuestion & Answer
 Description: Large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs) may treat without a permit or interim status under Section 262.34. SQGs are not subject to Biennial Report requirements. Conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQG) regulations are found in Section 261.5. EPA does not require waste codes on the manifest but DOT regulations may. States may require waste codes to be listed on the manifest.
 
02/05/1996UNIVERSAL WASTE NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSMemo
 Description: Large quantity handlers of universal waste (LQHUW) may fulfill the notification requirement by sending a one-time written notification or submitting an 8700-12 form. There is no national requirement to track this information in RCRIS (NOTE: RCRIS data was replaced by RCRAinfo data in Summer, 2000).
 
07/26/1995ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATOR FACT SHEETMemo
 Description: Discusses RCRIS corrective action indicator event codes CA725 (human exposures controlled determination) and CA750 (groundwater releases controlled determination). Environmental Indicator event codes measure the environmental results of remediation activities. Addresses site-specific action levels, and owner/operator responsibility for actions of private citizens (SUPERSEDED: See RPC#2/5/99-01).
 
06/01/1995RCRA WASTE MINIMIZATION REQUIREMENTSQuestion & Answer
 Description: Discusses waste minimization requirements for generators and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs). Large quantity generators (LQGs) and TSDFs are required to certify they have a program in place. LQGs are required to describe their waste minimization efforts in the biennial report (Sections 3002(a)(6), 3002(b), and 3005(h)) (SUPERSEDED: no longer required on biennial report, see 1997 Hazardous Waste Report Instructions). Small quantity generators (SQGs) must certify a good faith effort on the manifest.
 
02/01/1995The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1993 Data); Executive SummaryPublication
 Description: This document provides an overview of national hazardous waste generation and management practices.
 
02/01/1995The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1993 Data); List of Large Quantity Generators (LQGs) in the United StatesPublication
 Description: This document identifies every hazardous waste generator in the United States that reported itself to be a large quantity generator in 1993.
 
02/01/1995The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1993 Data); List of Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities in the United StatesPublication
 Description: This document identifies every hazardous waste manager in the United States that reported itself to be a treatment, storage or disposal facility in 1993.
 
02/01/1995The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1993 Data); National AnalysisPublication
 Description: This document presents a detailed look at waste handling practices in the EPA Regions, the States and at the largest facilities in the nation, including quantities of generation, management, shipments and receipts, and interstate imports and exports, as well as counts of generators and managers.
 
02/01/1995The National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1993 Data); State Detail AnalysisPublication
 Description: This document provides a detailed look at each States's waste handling practices, including overall totals for the largest fifty facilities.
 
09/30/1994List of Industrial Waste Landfills and Construction and Demolition Waste LandfillsPublication
 Description: Provides an estimate of the number of industrial and construction and demolition (C&D) waste landfills in the United States. Presents state summaries, including number of facilities; date of data; list of additional data available from the state list; and the name, address, and telephone number of the contact who provided the information. Contains the state lists of active industrial and C&D waste landfills, sorted by county, city, and name.
 
09/15/1994National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1991 Data) (Complete Set)Publication
 Description: Presents a detailed census based on hazardous waste reports that are filed by generators and managers of RCRA hazardous waste. Reports on RCRA hazardous waste generation and management, as well as interstate transport of hazardous waste.
 
09/15/1994National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1991 Data): Executive SummaryPublication
 Description: Provides an overview of national hazardous waste generation and management practices, based on EPA's 1991 biennial report. Includes tables showing quantity of RCRA hazardous waste generated and number of hazardous waste generators by state and quantity of RCRA hazardous waste managed and number of treatment, storage, and disposal facilities by state.
 
09/15/1994National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1991 Data): List of Large Quantity GeneratorsPublication
 Description: Lists large quantity generators of RCRA hazardous waste, as identified by EPA's 1991 biennial report. Provides information on the quantities, nature, and disposition of generated hazardous waste and the efforts to reduce the volume and toxicity of hazardous waste compared with previous years. Generator lists are arranged by state, and each state list is grouped by tons of RCRA generation. Includes a list of state contacts.
 
09/15/1994National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1991 Data): List of Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities in the United StatesPublication
 Description: Lists treatment, storage, and disposal facilities, as identified by EPA's 1991 biennial report. Lists facilities by state. Includes a facility's EPA identification number, name, location, and RCRA tons managed.
 
09/15/1994National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1991 Data): National AnalysisPublication
 Description: Analyzes the generation, management, and final disposition of RCRA hazardous wastes, as reported in EPA's 1991 biennial report. Includes waste generation, waste management, shipments and receipts, and imports and exports. Appendices contain system type codes and EPA hazardous waste codes.
 
09/15/1994National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1991 Data): State Detail AnalysisPublication
 Description: Provides a detailed look at waste handling in EPA regions, states, and at the largest facilities in the nation. Includes quantities of generation, management, shipments and receipts, and interstate imports and exports of RCRA hazardous wastes.
 
09/15/1994National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1991 Data): State Summary AnalysisPublication
 Description: Provides two-page overviews of RCRA hazardous waste generation and management practices of individual states, as reported in EPA's 1991 biennial report. Includes total number of large quantity generators; total quantity of RCRA hazardous waste generated (tons); 10 largest RCRA hazardous waste generators and quantity generated in 1991 with locations on a map; quantity of generated waste (tons) that was only a characteristic waste, only a listed waste, or both; 10 largest RCRA hazardous waste managers and quantity managed (tons) in 1991 with location on a map; top management method; and imports and exports.
 
07/29/1994RCRIS CORRECTIVE ACTION ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATOR EVENT CODES CA725 AND CA750Memo
 Description: Provides definitions of Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS) corrective action indicator event codes CA725 (human exposures controlled determination) and CA750 (groundwater releases controlled determination). Environmental Indicator event codes are used to measure the environmental results of remediation activities (SUPERSEDED: See RPC#2/5/99-01).
 
07/15/1994RCRA Implementation Plan (RIP): Fiscal Year 1995; Addendum Containing Changes, Clarifications, or Additions to FY 1994 RIPPublication
 Description: This document provides additional information to supplement the RCRA Implementation Plan: Fiscal Year 1994. The Plan describes the objectives and priorities EPA has set for the RCRA program, and discusses waste minimization, environmental justice, corrective action, and biennial reporting.
 
07/15/1994Setting Priorities for Hazardous Waste Minimization; AppendicesPublication
 Description: These appendices include sample Biennial Reporting System (BRS) data forms, BRS code descriptions, EPA's matching process of automated merging of GM and WR forms, list of documents used as sources of concentration data, retrieval from the Generator Survey (GENSUR), waste characterizations for top 150 routinely generated combusted waste stream combinations, summary of prioritization systems, Hazardous Ranking System (HRS) hazard data and pathway scores from Superfund chemical data matrix, and table of states and regions in which top 100 ranked waste stream combinations are generated.
 
06/01/1994BIENNIAL REPORTING FOR WASTES TREATED IN EXEMPT UNITSQuestion & Answer
 Description: A facilities that are is required to submit a Biennial Report should include wastes treated in exempt units, such as wastewater treatment units (WWTUs), even if the waste is not subject to substantive regulation (NOTE: See the current years Biennial Report Forms for current requirements).
 
04/29/1993CLARIFICATION OF HOW MANIFEST AND BIENNIAL REPORTING APPLIES TO MIXTURES OF HAZARDOUS WASTEMemo
 Description: EPA does not require generators to list hazardous waste codes on the manifest, nor do they have to complete Section J of the manifest. 262.20 establishes the procedure that generators must follow in obtaining the manifest. The content of the biennial report is contingent upon the hazardous waste that is generated by the reporter during the reporting year, not on the waste codes that may be listed on the manifest.
 
02/15/1993National Biennial RCRA Hazardous Waste Report (Based on 1989 Data), Executive SummaryPublication
 Description: Summarizes national census results on hazardous waste quantity, management, and movement.
 
03/31/1992MANAGEMENT OF MIXED WASTEMemo
 Description: Low-level radioactive mixed waste typically consists of organic liquids, oil mixtures, heavy metal-contaminated wastes, and corrosive liquids. Generators, and TSDFs must include mixed waste information in their biennial report. Discusses mixed waste permitting authority. Mixed waste is a subset of low level waste.
 
03/01/1992RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY INFORMATION SYSTEM (RCRIS)Question & Answer
 Description: Provides explanation of RCRIS database, which replaced HWDMS and CARS in January 1992. Discusses types and sources of RCRIS data. RCRIS data was replaced by RCRAinfo data in the Summer of 2000.
 
03/01/1991AMENDMENTS TO PART 262 HAZARDOUS WASTE DETERMINATION AND RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS OF PART 262 AND 268Question & Answer
 Description: The Section 262.11(c) requirement for generators to evaluate listed waste for characteristics applies to land disposal restrictions (LDR) paperwork only, and does not affect generator paperwork such as the manifest or the biennial report. If waste is both listed and characteristic, then the LDR standards for the listing operate in lieu of the characteristic standards, unless the listing does not address the characteristic or is not in effect (i.e., under a variance).
 
05/01/1988LAND DISPOSAL RESTRICTIONS - MANIFEST REQUIREMENTSQuestion & Answer
 Description: The manifest number information that is required in the land disposal restrictions (LDR) notification provisions is not necessary for those waste shipments which are not required to have manifests (SEE ALSO: 268.7(a)(10)).
 
09/01/1987LAND DISPOSAL RESTRICTIONS - CALIFORNIA LISTQuestion & Answer
 Description: An off-site shipment of a California list hazardous waste must be accompanied by a manifest, even if the waste code which makes it hazardous is not restricted (SUPERSEDED: California list removed, see 62 FR 25997; 5/12/97). Sludges which result from the treatment of restricted characteristic wastewaters and are destined for reclamation are not subject to the land disposal restrictions (LDR) because they are not solid wastes (SUPERSEDED: see 58 FR 29860; 5/24/93) (SEE ALSO: 60 FR 43654; 8/22/95).
 
08/31/1987MIXTURES OF WASTES AND LEGITIMATE BURNING FOR ENERGY RECOVERYMemo
 Description: A sham recycling of waste by burning (less than 5000 Btu heating value) determination is site-specific. The blending of high and low Btu value waste may not render subsequent burning a sham (SUPERSEDED: RPC# 11/8/94-01; 266.100). A listed waste treatment residue retains its listing. EPA waste codes are not required on the manifest by EPA, but states or DOT may require them (SEE ALSO: RPC# 11/17/89-02).
 
08/01/1987DEFINITION OF SOLID WASTE AND RECLAMATIONQuestion & Answer
 Description: A commercial chemical product (CCP) that has exceeded its shelf-life can be shipped back to the manufacturer for possible reclamation without a manifest (reverse distribution). An unused chemical remains a CCP (not solid waste) until such time that the manufacturer discards or intends to discard the CCP.
 
08/01/1987EXPORTING HAZARDOUS WASTEMemo
 Description: Uncracked lead-acid batteries sent to Canada for recycling are not subject to the export requirements (3017) because they are not subject to manifesting. (SUPERSEDED: See 266.80(a)(6)-(7), 273.20, 273.40, 273.56)
 
07/30/1987AIDS TO NAVIGATION (ATON) BATTERIES AND RCRA REQUIREMENTSMemo
 Description: Each ATON unit service area (landbased or tender vehicle) is a point of generation (ships as generators) that is subject to the applicable generator standards (SEE ALSO: Federal Facility Compliance Act (FFCA) section 3022)). Aids to navigation batteries (ATON) that are removed from service must be manifested. The location where the battery is removed from service is a waste generation site. Batteries may be held for up to 10 days at a transfer facility (SEE ALSO: Part 273). The entire aid to navigation (ATON) battery is counted in weight calculations. Each ATON unit service area (landbased or tender vehicle) is a point of generation that is subject to the applicable generator standards. The satellite accumulation area provisions do not apply to ATON service locations (SEE ALSO: Part 273).
 
11/28/1986RESPONSIBILITY FOR CERTIFYING ACCURACY OF GENERATOR CERTIFICATIONSMemo
 Description: There is no requirement for an authorized representative to sign the manifest certification. The person signing the certification should have direct knowledge of the information on the manifest. The generator biennial report certification allows a certification of accuracy and completeness of the report.
 
08/13/1986STATE/REGIONAL BIENNIAL REPORTSMemo
 Description: A discussion of the new requirements for the 1985 state and Regional biennial reports.
 
05/23/1986USED X-RAY FILMSMemo
 Description: Based on trade association data, x-ray film does not appear to be hazardous waste (HW). Nonetheless, each generator is responsible for making this determination. If HW x-ray film is sent for precious metal recovery, the generator must manifest the waste and get an D number.
 
04/28/1986COMMERCIAL CHEMICAL PRODUCTS, RECYCLING A MIXTURE OFMemo
 Description: CCPs or mixtures of CCPs (e.g., methyl isocyanate and methylene chloride) reclaimed or used for their intended purpose (e.g., in manufacturing process) are not solid waste, and are not regulated. The mixture does not need to be manifested and the receiving facility does not need a storage permit.
 
02/06/1986WASTE MINIMIZATION AND INCLUSION OF RECYCLINGMemo
 Description: The waste minimization certification on the manifest, a biennial report, and a TSDF permit, is mandatory (3002(b)) (SUPERSEDED: no longer required on biennial report, see 1997 Hazardous Waste Report Instructions). There is no guidance on what constitutes a waste minimization program or activity. The generator determines compliance with the waste minimization criteria. Recycling is a form of waste minimization.
 
10/01/1985SMALL QUANTITY GENERATORS, 100-1000 KG/MONTH GENERATORS, AND THE MANIFESTQuestion & Answer
 Description: CESQG wastes accumulated by a storage facility in quantities greater than 1000 kg do not need to manifest when sent off-site. The final disposal site need not be RCRA-permitted. If waste was generated by a SQG, the waste must be manifested to a state-registered facility, and from the facility to the disposal site. After 3/31/86, waste generated by a 100-1000 kg/month generator (SQG) must be disposed in a RCRA-permitted or an interim status facility .
 
06/06/1985BRASS DROSS SKIMMINGS, SEPARATION OF METALS AND OXIDES, BY-PRODUCTMemo
 Description: Brass dross skimmings are by-products, not scrap metal, and are not solid waste (SW) if reclaimed. Secondary material (by-product, spent material, sludge, CCP, scrap metal) placed on the land or in a product placed on the land is a SW. Hazardous waste (HW) sent to a fertilizer company (either directly or through a processor) for reuse must be manifested. The fertilizer company and the processor need storage permits for the HW. A material used or reused as an ingredient in a product not is SW if not speculatively accumulated, used for fuel, or use in manner constituting disposal.
 
06/01/1985SQG MANIFEST DESIGNATION FOR PLASTIC BOTTLESQuestion & Answer
 Description: Plastic containers (similar to Clorox bottles) containing hazardous waste must be categorized as “DF” in item 12 on the manifest; “DF” means fiberboard or plastic drums, barrels, or kegs.
 
09/01/1984BLOCK TWELVE (CONTAINER TYPE)Question & Answer
 Description: The relationship of DOT container regulations for large batteries (battery) and Item 12 on the manifest are discussed.
 
04/01/1984MAINTAINING COPIES OF MANIFESTS AND BIENNIAL REPORTSQuestion & Answer
 Description: Generators are not required to keep copies of manifests and biennial reports on site. Copies can be kept at corporate headquarters. A generator must be able to provide to EPA information on, or access to, records. TSDFs must keep copies of manifests on site. Biennial reports must be furnished upon request and made available for inspection by EPA personnel.
 
02/01/1984BIENNIAL REPORTSQuestion & Answer
 Description: Generators in interim authorized states send the hazardous waste report to the state. A state report can be biennial, annual, or quarterly.
 
01/01/1984BIENNIAL REPORTING FOR GENERATOR WHO CONDUCTS NON-REGULATED ACTIVITYQuestion & Answer
 Description: Provides guidance on completing the biennial report for a generator of lab pack wastes. Provides guidance on completing the biennial report for a generator who accumulates waste prior to conducting a non-regulated activity (e.g., recycling, elementary neutralization). Provides guidance on completing the biennial report for a generator who accumulates waste after 10/1/83, but has not sent the waste off-site by 12/31/83. A generator who manages some waste on-site as an interim status TSDF and ships other waste off-site should prepare a generator report and a TSDF report (SUPERSEDED: see the current biennial reporting requirements).
 
11/01/1983WEIGHT OF CONTAINER FOR QUANTITY DETERMINATIONSQuestion & Answer
 Description: The weight of a container is not counted when determining generator status or for biennial reporting. It is customary to show the total weight (i.e., waste plus container) on the manifest.
 
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