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Full Document:
Title:POTENTIAL LIABILITY OF DISPOSAL FACILITIES WHEN DISPOSING OF CONTAMINATED DEBRIS
RCRA Online Number:13630
Date:10/04/1993
To:MacMillan
From:Denit
Organization of Recipient:National Solid Waste Association
Description: A disposal facilities remain responsible for ensuring that restricted wastes are disposed of in compliance with all applicable treatment standards. Disposal facilities can be liable for improper disposal of untreated waste. Disposal facilities should use their judgment on how to minimize their risk of liability. Strict liability applies under RCRA, so a facility can be liable for violation even if it acted in good faith, although good faith may mitigate penalties.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 268.1(b) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):3005(h); 3008 Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Disposal; Hazardous Waste; Land Disposal Restrictions; Liability (hazardous waste); Treatment
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9477.1993(01)
Official OSW Policy:Yes

 

 
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