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Full Document:
Title:RCRA HAZARDOUS WASTE IMPORT REQUIREMENTS
RCRA Online Number:14035
Date:06/17/1996
To:Feldman
From:Gourley
Organization of Recipient:Feldman Associates
Description: Parties to the Basel convention cannot trade in hazardous wastes with non-parties in the absence of a bilateral agreement. Singapore is a Basel party while the U.S. is not, nor do these countries have an import/export agreement. EPA regulations do not prohibit imports of hazardous waste. Imported waste is regulated in the same manner as hazardous waste generated in the U.S.. Facilities receiving waste from a foreign source must notify EPA in writing at least four weeks prior to receiving the first shipment of waste.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 262.60, 264.12, 215.12 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Generators; Hazardous Waste; Imports; Large Quantity Generators (LQG); TSDFs
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9456.1996(02)
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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