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Full Document:
Title:FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON MIXED WASTE
RCRA Online Number:14079
Date:02/01/1997
To:NA
From:NA
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: Mixed waste (MW) is waste with a hazardous waste component and a radioactive component. MW is jointly regulated by both RCRA and the Atomic Energy Act (AEA).MW is regulated by EPA, DOE, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). MW is typically generated by nuclear power plants, industrial sites, research labs, and medical institutions. MW is subject to the land disposal restrictions (LDR). If no special MW treatment standard is listed, MW is subject to the normal treatment standard for the waste code. AEA regulations take precedence over RCRA regulations when they conflict.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.20, 261.30, 268.40 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Disposal; Hazardous Waste; Land Disposal Restrictions; Medical Waste; Mixed Waste (radioactive waste); Radioactive Mixed Waste; Special Wastes; Treatment
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:1
EPA Publication Number:530-R-97-005b
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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