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Full Document:
Title:CLARIFICATION ON RCRA AND TSCA JURISDICTION OVER INFECTIOUS AND/OR GENETICALLY ENGINEERED WASTE
RCRA Online Number:13734
Date:02/21/1995
To:Duprey, Region 8
From:Shapiro
Organization of Recipient:EPA
Description: Section 3007 may be used to gain access to a hazardous waste facility. Materials which meet the statutory definition of hazardous waste are subject to Sections 3007 and 3013. Sections 3004(u) and 3008(h) are based on the statutory definition of hazardous waste, and apply to biological, genetically engineered, and infectious wastes (BGEIW). Units storing BGEIW are solid waste management units (SWMUs). The status of a military facility as “classified” is not bar to EPA action unless the facility has presidential exemption under Section 6001. Action under Sections 3004(u) and 3007 is not limited by dates (i.e., they may be retroactive).
Regulatory Citation(s) : 264.101, 270.70 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):3004(u); 3007; 3008(h); 3013 Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Cleanup (RCRA); Compliance; Corrective Action (RCRA); Enforcement (RCRA); Hazardous Waste; Permits and Permitting; TSDFs
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:5
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9441.1995(06)
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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