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Full Document:
Title:CRUISE SHIP IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS AND STATE REQUIRED ANNUAL REPORTING COMPONENTS
RCRA Online Number:14580
Date:12/04/2001
To:RCRA Senior Policy Managers
From:Cotsworth
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: Individual cruise ships should be assigned only one EPA hazardous waste identification number as a generator of hazardous waste for the purposes of RCRA. A cruise ship should determine its American-based home port state, which is the state in which it has corporate offices or its main port of call. The cruise ship should notify the selected state or appropriate EPA regional office of its hazardous waste activities and determine its generator size in accordance with 261.5(c). The home port state or region will issue a hazardous waste identification number. EPA recommends issuing ID numbers based on a ship's International Maritime Organization (IMO) number. Assigned ID numbers will remain with the ship and should be used on all hazardous waste manifests. State assigned numbers will not impact the applicability of state-specific RCRA requirements in other states.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.5(c), 262.12, 262.20 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):EPA Forms; Generators; Manifest
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:3
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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