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Title:PROHIBITION ON COMBUSTION OF MERCURY-BEARING WASTE
RCRA Online Number:14319
Date:01/28/1999
To:Kuhn
From:Cotsworth
Organization of Recipient:Safety-Kleen
Description: D009 wastewater or a Low Mercury Subcategory nonwastewater that does not meet the criteria of 268.3(c) is prohibited from combustion. A facility may petition for a variance from the prohibition on combustion if no other technology exists that can treat the waste. The High Mercury-Organic Subcategory waste has a treatment standard of IMERC or RMERC. Because IMERC is the specified and required treatment technology, facilities may combust High Mercury-Organic Subcategory waste.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 260.20, 261.24, 264.340, 265.340, 268.3(c) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):combustion of hazardous waste; Incineration; land disposal restrictions; mercury wastes
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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