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Title:NON-HAZARDOUS SECONDARY MATERIALS (NHSM) CLARIFICATION LETTER REGARDING BIOMASS DERIVED FUEL
RCRA Online Number:14885
Date:11/08/2016
To:Ventura
From:Devlin
Organization of Recipient:VMS Environmental Development, LLC
Description: This letter informs VMS that its biomass derived fuel (BDF) processed from municipal solid waste would be considered a non-waste fuel under the 40 CFR Part 241 regulations provided specifications outlined in the letter are maintained including: a moisture content of 2% or less (verified by daily composite sampling); and an ash content of 25% or less (on a dry basis verified by daily composite sampling). In addition, to be considered a non-waste, the BDF must be combusted in a unit designed to burn coal, and BDF use cannot exceed 30% of the coal fuel required to operate the combustion unit.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 241.2, 241.3 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Combustion; Municipal Solid Waste; Nonhazardous waste; Waste Determinations for Combusted Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:10
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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