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Title:REGULATORY STATUS OF SCRAP METAL
RCRA Online Number:11063
Date:03/21/1985
To:Baucus
From:McGraw
Organization of Recipient:U.S. Senate
Description: It is within EPA's jurisdiction, and consistent with Congressional intent, to regulate materials being recycled or held for recycling as solid waste (SW) and hazardous waste (HW). EPA does not regulate hazardous scrap metal being reclaimed (until further study). EPA's authority to regulate recycled materials is limited to materials that are hazardous (i.e., that are listed or characteristic). Definition of SW rules do not apply to nonhazardous materials (e.g., nonhazardous scrap, paper, textiles, and rubber).
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.1(b), 261.2, 261.6(a)(3) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste Recycling; Nonhazardous Waste
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:3
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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