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10/01/2006Be Smart (for Businesses) (Poster)Publication
 Description: This poster provides suggestions for businesses to be smart by safely using, storing, and disposing of common products, such as cleaners.
 
10/01/2006Sea Inteligente (para los Negocios) (Poster) (Spanish - Be Smart (for Businesses))Publication
 Description: This poster is the Spanish version of Be Smart (for Businesses). This poster provides suggestions for businesses to be smart by safely using, storing, and disposing of common products, such as cleaners.
 
01/01/2003FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON GENERATOR TREATMENTQuestion & Answer
 Description: Small quantity generators (SQGs) and large quantity generators (LQGs) may treat hazardous waste on site without a permit provided they comply with 262.34 and conduct no thermal treatment. Conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs) may treat hazardous waste on site without a permit provided they meet one of the conditions in 261.5(g)(3)(iii) through (vii). No generator may conduct thermal treatment without a permit. SQGs cannot treat in containment buildings or on drip pads and continue to operate under the reduced 262.34(d) standards. Only SQGs that operate under LQG standards may use these units. State implementing agencies may have more stringent rules regarding generator treatment.
 
08/01/2002CESQG MIXTURES OF USED OIL AND LISTED WASTEQuestion & Answer
 Description: Mixtures of used oil and hazardous waste generated by conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs) are subject to the used oil rebuttable presumption. The rebuttable presumption applies to all used oils containing more than 1,000 ppm of total halogens (SEE ALSO: 57 FR 41566, 41579; 9/10/92). The presumption can be rebutted by documenting that the hazardous waste/used oil mixture contains only CESQG waste. The rebuttal documentation for the used oil stream should be maintained by subsequent handlers.
 
06/20/2001DISPOSAL OF OIL SLUDGE FROM OLD OIL TANKSMemo
 Description: The regulatory status of oil and oil sludge wastes removed from old tanks will depend upon whether the oil is used or unused, the source of the oil, and whether the oil sludge meets the definition of a hazardous waste. If the oil is unused, then the generator must make a hazardous waste determination based on testing or knowledge of the waste. Nonhazardous liquid oil may be mixed with an absorbant and disposed of in a municipal landfill. If the oil waste is hazardous, the waste must be managed in accordance with state and federal regulations. There are special federal exclusions for generators of less than 100 kg/month which may not be allowed by certain state regulations. Generators of hazardous waste are primarily liable for waste mismanagement, although any person may be held liable for violating RCRA regulations.
 
08/01/1999DEFINITION OF REGISTERED FACILITYQuestion & Answer
 Description: States need not have a formal approval process for facilities receiving CESQG waste. States without formal permitting or licensing program can still register a facility (SEE ALSO: RPC# 10/9/86-01).
 
03/19/1999OECA REQUEST FOR CHANGE IN RCRIS DATABASE POLICYMemo
 Description: RCRIS does not contain a full inventory of conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs). OSW has a consistent approach for highlighting at a national level those CESQGs where core program activity has occurred and been recorded in RCRIS.
 
12/01/1998GENERATOR CLOSURE REQUIREMENTSMemo
 Description: Large quantity generator (LQG) closure standards require the minimization of need for further maintenance, the minimization or elimination of post-closure escape of hazardous waste or constituents, and decontamination or removal of all contaminated equipment, structures, and soils. LQGs storing or treating waste in tanks, drip pads, or containment buildings are also subject to unit-specific closure standards. Small quantity generators (SQG) managing waste in tanks must remove all hazardous waste, discharge control equipment, and discharge confinement structures. Conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQG) do not have closure requirements.
 
05/01/1996INTERPRETATION OF GENERATOR REQUIREMENTS AS APPLIED TO VARIOUS ON-SITE AND OFF-SITE SCENARIOSMemo
 Description: Provides a clarification of the terms on-site, facility, installation, and individual generation site. Contiguous properties owned by different persons require separate identification numbers. Manifests are required for all off-site shipments of waste, even if both properties belong to the same generator (SUPERSEDED: manifest exemption for shipments along the border of contiguous properties; 62 FR 6622; 2/12/97). No manifest is required to ship hazardous waste between two properties under the same ownership that are located at opposite corners of an intersection. Large quantity generator (LQG) and small quantity generator (SQG) waste must be sent to a designated facility. No final interpretation exists on whether conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) waste sent to an intermediate location for consolidation loses its exemption. Waste in transportation may be consolidated at transfer facilities. The emergency response exemption from permitting applies to immediate response only. Hazardous waste generated as the result of discharge may be accumulated for 90 days under Section 262.34.
 
05/01/1996MANAGEMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATED IN QUANTITIES LESS THAN 100 KG AND THOSE THAT ARE THROWN AWAY WITH ORDINARY GARBAGEMemo
 Description: Discusses the summary of conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) regulations and EPA rationale for choosing 100 kilograms as the CESQG threshold (SEE ALSO: 61 FR 34252; 7/1/96).
 
05/01/1996RESOLUTION OF RCRA ISSUES RELATING TO THE WOOD PRESERVING INDUSTRYMemo
 Description: Drip pad sumps can satisfy the wastewater treatment unit (WWTU) exemption if they are part of the facility’s wastewater treatment system, even though the wood preserving regulations require sumps to meet Subpart J tank standards. If a wood preserving facility qualifies as a conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG), it is conditionally exempt from Parts 264/265, Subparts W and J requirements.
 
04/01/1996FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATOR REQUIREMENTSQuestion & Answer
 Description: Large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs) may treat without a permit or interim status under Section 262.34. SQGs are not subject to Biennial Report requirements. Conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQG) regulations are found in Section 261.5. EPA does not require waste codes on the manifest but DOT regulations may. States may require waste codes to be listed on the manifest.
 
02/01/1996CONDITIONALLY EXEMPT SMALL QUANTITY GENERATORS TREATING IN ELEMENTARY NEUTRALIZATION UNITSQuestion & Answer
 Description: Conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs) may treat hazardous waste in elementary neutralization units (ENU) without meeting Sections 261.5(f)(3) and (g)(3) standards. ENUs are exempt from treatment, storage, disposal, and permitting standards.
 
05/01/1995Environmental Fact Sheet: Proposed Standards for Nonmunicipal Solid Waste FacilitiesPublication
 Description: Describes proposed regulations for disposal facilities that may receive waste from conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQG). Announces EPA's intention to impose less costly requirements that adequately protect human health and the environment because risks from these facilities are relatively small.
 
11/23/1994APPLICABILITY OF RCRA REGULATIONS REGARDING LARGE QUANTITY GENERATORS, TO THE VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTERMemo
 Description: A generator who generates less than 100 kg of hazardous waste and more than 1000 kg of state regulated medical waste would not lose conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) status under federal law. State regulations may be broader in scope and facilities must comply (SEE ALSO: 60 FR 33912; 6/29/95).
 
07/15/1994Generation and Management of CESQG WastePublication
 Description: Summarizes existing data on the waste generation and management practices of conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQG). Includes data on the number of CESQGs and the volume of CESQG waste. Discusses major CESQG waste generating industries, major CESQG waste types, and CESQGs waste management practices. Appendices provide detailed information on the source of information, list state requirements for CESQGs, and cite available federal and state documents that encourage pollution prevention and proper waste management by CESQGs.
 
05/09/1994RECORDKEEPING REQUIREMENTS FOR SMALL QUANTITY GENERATORS SUBJECT TO LAND DISPOSAL RESTRICTIONSMemo
 Description: Small quantity generators are subject to the land disposal restrictions (LDR) program. Only CESQGs are exempt from Part 268. The manifest does not address all of the information required to comply with the Part 268 notification requirements.
 
04/18/1994RESPONSE TO REQUEST FOR COMMENT TO IMPORT METAL-BEARING SLUDGEMemo
 Description: A generator retains the burden of proof when claiming an imported material is not a solid waste or is conditionally exempt from regulation. An importer must make a hazardous waste determination on a shipment by shipment basis.
 
04/01/1994CONDITIONALLY EXEMPT SMALL QUANTITY GENERATOR (CESQG) HAZARDOUS WASTE RECYCLING FACILITIESQuestion & Answer
 Description: Recycling facilities need not be permitted, licensed, or registered by EPA or the State in order to receive CESQG waste.
 
12/23/1993REQUIREMENTS FOR DISPOSAL OF DISCHARGED M-44 CYANIDE CAPSULES THAT ORIGINALLY CONTAINED A SODIUM CYANIDE PESTICIDEMemo
 Description: A person generating less than one kilogram of acute hazardous waste per calendar month is a CESQG. The weight of containers holding hazardous waste need not be counted towards the category limits. Both on- and off-site facilities managing a CESQG's acute hazardous waste must meet the criteria of 261.5(f)(3). There is no formal EPA approval needed in order to use alternative and equivalent method instead of triple rinsing when emptying containers holding acute hazardous waste. Cyanide-containing capsules can become empty and exempt according to 261.7.
 
09/20/1993TRANSPORTING WASTES FROM CONDITIONALLY EXEMPT SMALL QUANTITY GENERATORSMemo
 Description: CESQGs may send waste to a facility that beneficially uses or reuses, or legitimately recycles or reclaims waste. CESQG waste does not need to be accompanied by a manifest.
 
09/01/1993HAZARDOUS WASTE RECYCLING REGULATIONS TO A PROPOSED INK RECYCLING PROCESSMemo
 Description: Waste ink is a spent material. Spent materials are solid wastes when they are reclaimed. Process recycling waste ink is not regulated under RCRA Subtitle C. The storage of waste ink prior to recycling is subject to permit standards. Whether a temporary holding area is subject to permitting is decided on a case-by-case basis. Lithographic printers may qualify as CESQGs (SEE ALSO: RPC# 9/20/93-03). Waste ink may be characteristic or listed, depending on the type of solvent used to clean the ink machine. Hazardous waste recyclers must notify EPA under RCRA 3010 and obtain EPA ID numbers. Residues from the recycling process may no longer be solid wastes if they are legitimate products. Discusses the regulatory status of reclaimed materials and legitimacy determinations.
 
06/02/1993REGULATORY STATUS OF SEPARATOR WATER AND EVAPORATOR UNITS AT DRY CLEANERSMemo
 Description: Evaporator units at dry cleaners that have eliminated CWA discharges due to concern over sewer leaks are generally wastewater treatment units (WWTU) (SEE ALSO: RPC# 10/22/93-02). The WWTU exemption applies only to wastewater, not concentrated wastes like free-phase perchloroethylene. CESQG status depends on the total amount of hazardous waste generated at a facility per calendar month. EPA cannot state whether all generators from a particular industry (e.g., dry cleaning) are CESQGs. CESQGs are subject only to 261.5.
 
08/25/1992CONDITIONALLY EXEMPT SMALL QUANTITY GENERATOR PROVISIONSMemo
 Description: CESQG waste must be treated or disposed in one of five types of facilities specified in 261.5(g)(3) (SUPERSEDED: 261.5 now allows transfer to seven types of facilities). The conditions apply to off-site and on-site management of CESQG waste. Failure to satisfy the conditions triggers permitted and/or interim status facility standards, as well as notification requirements. Generators of more than 100 kg of hazardous waste per month are subject to Part 262.
 
07/22/1992RCRA SUBTITLE C REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAMS COLLECTING CESQG WASTEMemo
 Description: CESQG wastes managed by state-approved Household Hazardous Waste Collection programs may be mixed with nonhazardous waste (e.g., household hazardous waste) and remain subject to the CESQG requirements, even if the mixture exhibits a characteristic. Collection programs that handle the commingled waste are subject to CESQG regulations. CESQGs who mix hazardous and nonhazardous waste and whose resultant mixtures exceed the 261.5(h) quantity limit and exhibit a characteristic are subject to 262 generator regulations.
 
07/17/1992REGULATORY STATUS OF POLYURETHANE FOAMS CONTAINING CFC-11 REMOVED FROM APPLIANCESMemo
 Description: Appliances collected from households are household hazardous waste (HHW). Material removed from an appliance that qualifies as HHW is also exempt. 261.2(f) documentation requirements apply to conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) wastes. Provides a summary of the regulations proposed pursuant to 608 of CAA designed to limit the emissions of ozone-depleting compounds.
 
05/28/1992REGULATORY STATUS OF RECLAIMED SOLVENT FROM USED DRY CLEANING FILTERSMemo
 Description: Crushing spent dry cleaning filters before removing solvents for reclamation is exempt recycling. Storage prior to recycling may require a permit or may be subject to generator regulations of 262.34 or 261.5.
 
12/19/1991USED AUTOMOBILE ANTIFREEZE DISPOSALMemo
 Description: Used antifreeze from households is exempt from regulation. Used antifreeze from business is hazardous waste only if characteristic. Small business may be able to enjoy the reduced CESQG regulation. Industry data indicates used antifreeze may fail TCLP.
 
06/21/1991POSITION PAPER ON SPENT ABSORBENT MATERIALSMemo
 Description: CESQGs may dispose of hazardous waste in a sanitary or municipal solid waste landfill as long as the landfill is permitted, licensed, or registered by the state to manage municipal or industrial solid waste (SEE ALSO: 261.5(g)(3)). An absorbent and waste mixture containing a free liquid phase with a flash point less than 140 F is D001. A sorbent and waste mixture with no free liquid is D001 only if it qualifies as an ignitable solid. DOT hazard classes do not correspond directly to RCRA characteristics. The deliberate mixing of hazardous waste and absorbents to render waste nonhazardous may be treatment subject to permitting (SEE ALSO: 264.1(g)(10)) and 268.3). If an absorbent is mixed with waste that is listed solely for exhibiting a characteristic, the mixture is not hazardous waste if it does not exhibit the characteristic (SEE ALSO: 66 FR 27266; 5/16/01). A mixture of absorbent and used oil is subject to Part 266, Subpart E (SUPERSEDED: See Part 279) if destined for energy recovery.
 
08/01/1990TANK TREATMENT SYSTEM OF METAL-RICH RINSEWATERSMemo
 Description: Generators using AMUSON recycling should not count waste that is not stored prior to placement in the treatment tank. The treatment tank may not be regulated if it is a CESQG or a generator accumulation unit. Treated wastewater is generally not a reclaimed product. In certain cases, treated wastewater that is legitimately reused is considered reclaimed and is not a solid waste.
 
02/09/1990DINOSEB FORMULATIONS, REGULATORY STATUSMemo
 Description: Discussion of the CESQG. A generator may treat hazardous waste up to 90 days without a permit. Dinoseb sole active ingredient in formulation is P020. Dinoseb and naptalam active ingredients are not listed. Dinoseb major constituent (95%) is a technical grade CCP and is listed if discarded unused. Dinoseb salts are not included.
 
06/05/1989TEST SAMPLES, EXCLUSION FROM HAZARDOUS WASTEMemo
 Description: Samples collected for testing are exempt from RCRA under certain conditions. Samples need not be managed as hazardous waste when being tested. Once samples are no longer exempt, a hazardous waste determination must be made, and waste becomes subject to regulation if it is hazardous. Conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs) are subject to hazardous waste determination and must send waste to a facility that is authorized to accept such waste. CESQGs that accumulate greater than 1000 kg of hazardous waste are subject to 262.34.
 
03/31/1989SEDIMENT SAMPLE DISPOSALMemo
 Description: CESQGs may accumulate up to 1000 kg of hazardous waste on site without being subject to the federal hazardous waste regulations. Samples collected for the sole purpose of testing are not subject to the federal hazardous waste management regulations.
 
11/01/1988HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE -- COLLECTION PROGRAMS, CLARIFICATION OF ISSUESMemo
 Description: Household hazardous waste (HHW) collection programs are exempt. HHW mixed with CESQG waste is subject to 261.5. The exemption also covers dioxin-bearing HHW.
 
02/22/1988LETTER TO STATE ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSIONERS: SUBTITLE D STATE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLANSMemo
 Description: RCRA 4005(c)(1) requires states to develop and implement permit programs for facilities that manage hazardous waste from CESQGs and households. EPA requests states to review and update municipal solid waste (MSW) management plans.
 
12/09/1987CLARIFICATION OF SMALL QUANTITY GENERATOR REGULATIONSMemo
 Description: Generators who treat or reclaim solvent waste on site do not need to count distillation bottoms if the original waste has already been counted once. CESQGs may treat, store, or dispose waste on site or off site if they meet 261.5(g)(3). Recycling facilities may accept CESQG waste.
 
04/01/1987MULTIPLE GENERATOR LOCATION AND CONSOLIDATION (CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW BY EPA HQ)Question & Answer
 Description: CESQGs must ensure the delivery of waste to one of five types of facilities listed in 261.5(g)(3)(i)-(v) (SUPERSEDED: 261.5 now allows delivery to seven types of facilities). A company may consolidate waste from multiple CESQGs as a transfer facility. CESQG waste that is not sent to a facility specified in 261.5(g)(3)(i)-(v) no longer qualifies for the conditional exemption (SEE ALSO: 61 FR 34252; 7/1/96, 60 FR 25492; 5/11/95) (Currently under EPA review).
 
04/01/1987WASTE DERIVED FROM TREATING EXEMPT OR EXCLUDED WASTESQuestion & Answer
 Description: Ash derived from burning CESQG waste is not exempt from hazardous waste regulation. Ash from burning household waste remains exempt (SUPERSEDED: See RPC#10/1/94-02). Ash from burning arsenical-treated wood is subject to regulation if it is characteristic. CESQG waste is hazardous waste, but is exempt from regulation.
 
12/11/1986DRY CLEANING CARTRIDGE FILTERS, DISPOSAL OFMemo
 Description: Valclene or trichlorotrifluoroethane that is used in dry cleaning operations is F002. SQGs generating certain spent solvents qualify for a two-year national capacity variance until 11/8/88. CESQGs are not subject to land disposal restrictions (LDR).
 
12/01/1986LAND DISPOSAL RESTRICTIONS - LAND DISPOSAL DEFINITION, LAB PACKS, CONDITIONALLY EXEMPT SQG WASTE, EMPTY CONTAINERSQuestion & Answer
 Description: An explanation of the section 3004(k) definition of land disposal. Because open burning and open detonation (OB/OD) are not land disposal, the land disposal restrictions (LDR) program does not apply to open burning/open detonation. The placement of wastes in vaults/bunkers for disposal is land disposal. If a lab pack contains a restricted waste, the entire lab pack is subject to the land disposal restrictions (LDR). CESQG waste is not subject to the land disposal restrictions (LDR). A container emptied in accordance with section 261.7 is not subject to the land disposal restrictions (LDR).
 
10/09/1986CLARIFICATION OF 261.5(G)(3)(IV)Memo
 Description: A facility permitted, licensed, or registered by the State may manage CESQG waste. The state may use any mechanism to assess the risks associated with facilities handling the exempt waste. An exchange of letters would be appropriate to achieve registration of a facility.
 
05/01/1986INTERIM STATUS AND SQGSQuestion & Answer
 Description: A CESQG treating on-site exceeding the 1000 kg accumulation limit may apply for interim status instead of managing the waste under LQG requirements. Since CESQGs are exempt from submitting a Notification of Regulated Waste Activity Form (8700-12), the notification is not required for the eligibility for interim status under section 3005(e) of RCRA (3010).
 
03/24/1986LIABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR TRANSPORTATION AND DISPOSAL OF SMALL QUANTITIES OF HAZARDOUS WASTEMemo
 Description: A summary of CERCLA liability. A summary of regulations that apply to small quantity generators, both before and after the 3/2/86 Federal Register (51 FR 10146).
 
01/30/1986ANTI-NEOPLASTIC AGENTS IN HOSPITAL WASTES, DISPOSAL OFMemo
 Description: Seven antineoplastics are U-listed hazardous waste. Antineoplastics are not regulated as class. Hospitals generating less than 100 kg/mo exempt as CESQG. There is no EPA guidance for a proper incineration destruction temperature.
 
10/31/1985SMALL QUANTITY GENERATOR REGULATIONS APPLICABILITY TO LABORATORIESMemo
 Description: HSWA sets new requirements for SQG. Laboratories may be SQG. The interim requirements for SQG include manifesting (SEE ALSO: 51 FR 10146; 3/24/86).
 
10/01/1985SMALL QUANTITY GENERATORS, 100-1000 KG/MONTH GENERATORS, AND THE MANIFESTQuestion & Answer
 Description: CESQG wastes accumulated by a storage facility in quantities greater than 1000 kg do not need to manifest when sent off-site. The final disposal site need not be RCRA-permitted. If waste was generated by a SQG, the waste must be manifested to a state-registered facility, and from the facility to the disposal site. After 3/31/86, waste generated by a 100-1000 kg/month generator (SQG) must be disposed in a RCRA-permitted or an interim status facility .
 
07/01/1985SQGS, RECLAMATION, AND THE MANIFESTQuestion & Answer
 Description: SQGs producing between 100 and 1000 kg/month of hazardous waste that partially reclaim silver from spent photo fixer prior to shipment off-site for further reclamation are not subject to precious metals recycling recordkeeping, but spent material must be manifested (SEE ALSO: 10/5/94-01, current 261.5, 262.34(d)).
 
04/16/1985FEDERAL REGULATIONS ON DISPOSAL OF TOXIC AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCESMemo
 Description: The owner of a recreational sailboat discarding an empty can containing pentachlorophenol (PCP) wood preservative residues is typically considered a CESQG not subject to hazardous waste (HW) management regulations. Marinas can arrange for collection of such HW from CESQG boat owners.
 
03/01/1985WASTE ANALYSIS PLANQuestion & Answer
 Description: CESQG waste do not need to be addressed in a TSDF’s waste analysis plan if the generator is in compliance with 261.5.
 
07/01/1984SMALL QUANTITY GENERATOR (SQG) ACCUMULATIONQuestion & Answer
 Description: Once an SQG limit is exceeded, any waste generated and accumulated is also subject to Part 262 regulation, including labeling (SUPERSEDED: see 51 FR 10175; 3/24/86, current 261.5).
 
06/01/1984EPISODIC GENERATOR AND PERSONNEL TRAININGQuestion & Answer
 Description: A small quantity generator under 261.5 who episodically becomes a large quantity generator needs to only comply with personnel training requirements when he is subject to 262.34 (SEE ALSO: current 261.5 and 262.34 for revised generator categories).
 
10/21/1983LEACHATE FROM A MUNICIPAL LANDFILL, REGULATION OFMemo
 Description: Leachate from municipal landfills must be handled as hazardous if it is characteristic. The landfill is the generator of the waste. Nonhazardous leachate can be recycled into the landfill. Hazardous leachate must go to a TSDF or POTW unless the landfill is an exempt small quantity generator (SUPERSEDED: for landfill leachate recirculation, see 258.28) (SEE ALSO: 261.31 (F039 listing), 261.5, 262.34).
 
02/01/1982DEFINITION OF LICENSED FACILITYQuestion & Answer
 Description: EPA intended 261.5(g)(3)(iv) to apply to states with programs to permit or license facilities handling only SQG waste. In states without a formal program, registered includes facilities that have informed state or local government of their activities (SUPERSEDED: the SQG designation was replaced with the CESQG designation for the purposes of 261.5, see 51 FR 10174; 3/24/86).
 
11/17/1980RAILROAD TIES AS HAZARDOUS WASTES UNDER THE MIXTURE RULE, SMALL QUANTITY GENERATORMemo
 Description: Products that contain listed CCPs, such as railroad ties or asbestos insulation, are not listed CCPs when they are discarded. The mixture rule applies to CCPs being mixed with solid wastes. The point of generation for a CCP is “instantly when the act of discarding takes place.” Incorporating CCPs like creosote and asbestos into a product is not mixing with solid waste. A company with several operations on one site is a single generator. Even if each operation qualified as an SQG, the total site waste production may make all operations LQGs. If a facility is an LQG, all wastes must be handled as LQG waste, even wastes that are produced in small quantities or intermittently (SUPERSEDED: see current 261.5, 262.34(d)).
 
11/17/1980SMALL QUANTITY GENERATOR APPLIES TO AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF WASTES GENERATED AT A FACILITYMemo
 Description: If an aggregate of all the wastes generated at one facility exceeds the LQG limit, then all wastes must be handled under the LQG regulations (SEE ALSO: current 261.5).
 
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