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Title:REGULATORY STATUS OF DROP-OUT SLAG GENERATED AT ELECTRIC ARC FURNACES
RCRA Online Number:14548
Date:05/17/2001
To:Guerry
From:Cotsworth
Organization of Recipient:Collier, Shannon, and Scott
Description: Drop-out box slag (DOBS) generated at electric arc furnaces (EAFs) is not covered by the K061 listing, which includes dust and sludge from EAF emissions. DOBS does not meet the description of dust or sludge as defined in the K061 Listing Background Document. Material in ductwork leading to or collected in air pollution control devices may meet the K061 definition. DOBS may exhibit the toxicity characteristic for various metals, but would not be a solid waste if sent for legitimate recycling.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 260.10, 261.2, 261.24, 261.32 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Characteristic Wastes; Identification of Hazardous Waste; K-wastes; Toxicity Characteristic
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:Yes

 

 
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