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Full Document:
Title:DETONATING EXPLOSIVE WASTES
RCRA Online Number:11305
Date:11/30/1987
To:McGuire
From:Porter
Organization of Recipient:U.S. Deptartment of the Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF)
Description: The detonation of seized explosives for disposal rather than for use constitutes discarding, so explosives must be managed as solid wastes (SW). If the explosives are characteristic for reactivity (D003), Subtitle C regulations apply to these Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF) activities. Seized explosives must be managed as SW and potentially hazardous waste from the moment the decision is made to destroy the explosives. The detonation of reactive waste is thermal treatment.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 260.10, 261.2(a), 261.2(b), 261.23, 265.382 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Burning; Characteristic Wastes; Combustion of Hazardous Waste; Disposal; Hazardous Waste; Military Munitions; Petitions; Reactive Wastes; Treatment; TSDFs
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9443.1987(30)
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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