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Full Document:
Title:CONCURRENCE ON THE USE OF SECTION 7003 TO COMPEL THE CLEAN-UP OF AN OIL SPILL
RCRA Online Number:13513
Date:11/07/1991
To:Region 8
From:Diamond
Organization of Recipient:EPA
Description: The use of RCRA 7003 to compel the cleanup of an oil spill is appropriate, regardless of whether oil exhibits a characteristic of hazardous waste. Spilling meets definition of disposal, and spilled material generally qualifies as solid waste. The Oil Pollution Act (OPA) may also be used to compel cleanup of an oil spill. Provides a summary of OPA’s enforcement authority.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 260.1 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):7003 Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Cleanup (RCRA); Compliance; Corrective Action (RCRA); Disposal; Enforcement (RCRA); Hazardous Waste
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9504.1991(01)
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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