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Full Document:
Title:MANAGEMENT OF CONTAMINATED HUMAN REMAINS AND PERSONAL EFFECTS FROM HOMELAND SECURITY EVENTS
RCRA Online Number:14811
Date:01/15/2010
To:Dietrich
From:Hale
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: EPA does not consider RCRA to apply to human remains that are cremated or buried. EPA also does not consider RCRA to apply to contaminated human remains from a biological, radiological, or nuclear event. Most personal effects generated from a Homeland Security event would be exempt from the federal hazardous waste requirements pursuant to the household hazardous waste exemption.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.4(b)(1) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Exclusions (RCRA); Household Hazardous Waste; Identification of Hazardous Waste; Medical Waste
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:Yes

 

 
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