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Full Document:
Title:MINIMUM HEAT CONTENT REQUIREMENTS FOR HAZARDOUS WASTES BURNED IN BIFS
RCRA Online Number:13672
Date:05/20/1994
To:Davis
From:Shapiro
Organization of Recipient:EPA
Description: Blending hazardous waste (HW) to increase the heating value is not prohibited, but if a BIF burns the HW with a heating value below 5000 Btu/lb and does not document that it was burned for legitimate energy recovery, and the product derived from the burning is placed on land is use in manner constituting disposal, and would be a HW. Such a HW-derived product could be exempted from compliance with the land disposal restrictions (LDR) and notification requirements. Discusses fuel value based on as-generated, not as-fired basis. Blending cannot be used to meet fuel value test. As-generated fuel value can be increased by legitimate treatment (e.g., decanting).
Regulatory Citation(s) : 266.20, 266.100 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Boilers; Burning; Combustion of Hazardous Waste; Disposal; Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste Recycling; Industrial Furnaces; Land Disposal Restrictions; Treatment
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:4
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9498.1994(02)
Official OSW Policy:Yes

 

 
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