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01/11/2017Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Public Participation ManualPublication
 Description: This manual explains how to implement public participation activities throughout the RCRA permitting and corrective action processes. In the same way that a user’s manual explains how a car or an appliance works, this manual explains how RCRA public participation works and how community members, regulators and industry can cooperate to make it better. It is for Agency staff, owners/operators of hazardous waste management facilities, community members, and public interest organizations. This manual replaces and supersedes the 1996 RCRA Public Participation Manual (EPA530-R-96-007).
04/01/2013RCRA Corrective Action: Case Studies Report Publication
 Description: This report provides an overview of the RCRA Corrective Action Program; information on the number, location, size, and cleanup progress of corrective action facilities; and case studies that profile a series of ongoing cleanups. Together, their stories illustrate the inherent challenges and real benefits of RCRA Corrective Action. EPA believes this information will help government officials and the general public make better and more cost-effective policy and business decisions.
11/01/2008RCRA Corrective Action Training: Strategies for Meeting the 2020 VisionPublication
 Description: This course is designed to develop and enhance the skills of qualified personnel who will implement corrective actions for their sites by the year 2020 that are protective of human health and the environment while encouraging revitalization. This training course builds on the strong program knowledge that has been developed over the years. It stresses practical approaches that support progress while achieving ongoing protection of human health and the environment and long-term environmental stewardship.
 Description: This memorandum emphasizes the need for effective and reliable institutional controls at RCRA facility cleanups, corrective action, and closures where such controls are necessary to provide protection of human health and the environment. It sets forth a number of guiding principles and recommendations that can help EPA and state decision makers on the use of institutional controls at RCRA facilities.
04/01/2004Handbook of Groundwater Protection and Cleanup Policies for RCRA Corrective Action (for Facilities Subject to Corrective Action Under Subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act)Publication
 Description: This handbook was developed as part of the RCRA Cleanup Reforms announced by EPA in July 1999 and January 2001. The handbook helps meet the objectives of these reforms by reducing uncertainties and confusion about EPA’s policies concerning groundwater protection and cleanup at RCRA facilities. This revision updates Section 15.0, “Completing Groundwater Remedies,” to ensure that the handbook is consistent with new guidance on completing corrective action at RCRA facilities (68 FR 8757; February 25, 2003). In addition, it updates internal navigational and external Internet links to ensure that resources and cited references are available to the reader. Although this version of the handbook is dated April 2004, the date at the beginning of each policy section reflects the last time EPA made substantive changes (i.e., beyond updating Internet links).
03/01/2004RCRA Corrective Action News: A Record of Success (Spring 2004)Publication
 Description: This edition of Corrective Action News discusses the five Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) measures that apply to RCRA; RCRA's Results-Oriented Streamlined Approaches (ROSA) Team and six new ROSA training modules; Region 6's Ready for Reuse program; EPA's Guidance on Completion of Corrective Action Activities at RCRA Facilities (Memo, Springer to Directors; February 13, 2003); the RCRA Brownfields Prevention Initiative Pilot Programs 2001: Summary Report (EPA500-F-03-234); and the 2004 National Corrective Action Conference, which will be held on May 11 through 12 in Orlando, Florida.
09/26/2003Results-Based Approaches and Tailored Oversight Guidance for Facilities Subject to Corrective Action Under Subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery ActPublication
 Description: This document provides an overview of specific results-based approaches regulators and facility owners and operators can use to improve cleanups of hazardous waste facilities. The guidance also describes the benefits of ""tailoring"" regulatory oversight of RCRA cleanups and specific recommendations with respect to the level of oversight that might be appropriate in a given situation.
 Description: EPA's vapor intrusion guidance recommends ways to account for background concentrations that set the floor for environmental indicator (EI) determinations. EI determinations may be based on site-specific modeling, without confirmatory sampling. EPA defers to OSHA where exposure is primarily occupational. Regions and states should not include sediment concerns when reviewing groundwater to surface water pathways in groundwater EI determinations, since sediment issues are addressed in the final remedy or approach. EIs are primarily designed to stabilize problems and are not final cleanup determinations. The implementing agency should work with facilities in conducting EI evaluations. EPA is addressing the need for additional EI training and is assigning Regional EI coordinators and support teams.
 Description: Regions and authorized states make two types of determinations to acknowledge corrective action completion at RCRA facilities. "Corrective action completion with controls" is used where remedies require institutional or other controls for subsequent site use. "Corrective action completion without controls" is used where contamination is removed to levels requiring no further action or controls. EPA outlines general procedures to determine corrective action completion in both cases, but EPA and state agencies retain the discretion to adopt case-by-case approaches that differ from these procedures. EPA outlines procedures whereby agencies can make completion determinations for less than an entire facility (SEE ALSO: 68 FR 8757; 2/25/03)
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