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Full Document:
Title:SOIL BACKGROUND LEVELS AS CLEAN CLOSURE STANDARDS, USE OF
RCRA Online Number:13185
Date:05/27/1988
To:Muno, Region 5
From:Lowrance
Organization of Recipient:EPA
Description: Clean closure levels for surface impoundments, waste piles, and land treatment units must be based on EPA-recommended exposure levels or factors that have undergone peer review by EPA. Where no health-based levels exist, clean closure levels are based on background or exposure levels submitted by the owner based on toxicity data. Includes recommendations for clean closure levels for lead and cadmium. Lead background levels should be established by taking soil samples at an uncontaminated area of the facility or by using published literature data on lead levels in similar soils (SUPERSEDED: see RPC# 5/7/90-01).
Regulatory Citation(s) : 264.110, 264.228, 264.258, 264.280(e), 265.110, 265.228, 265.258, 265.280 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Characteristic Wastes; Closure (hazardous waste); Hazardous Waste; Land Disposal Units; Land Treatment Units; Storage; Surface Impoundments; Treatment; TSDFs; Waste Piles
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9476.1988(03a)
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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