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Title:TREATMENT OF MERCURY-BEARING HAZARDOUS WASTE
RCRA Online Number:14711
Date:05/03/2004
To:Gutknecht
From:Leavitt
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: Mercury-containing devices (thermostats and mercury pumps) are not subject to land disposal restrictions (LDR) debris standards. Such devices must undergo mercury recovery (retorting). Free liquids, including mercury, are prohibited from land disposal in macroencapsulated debris. If macroencapsulation cannot be met, then other technologies must be used to treat mercury waste. Landfills that accept mercury-bearing waste are permitted under Subtitle C of RCRA.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 268.40, 268.45 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Land Disposal Restrictions; Mercury Wastes
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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