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RCRA Online Number:14650
Organization of Recipient:State of West Virginia, Bureau of the Environment
Description: A gasoline spill on the ground at a product storage facility could be a solid waste because the product has been discarded by being abandoned. Disposal of a hazardous waste has occurred if the spilled and abandoned material exhibits a characteristic. Spilled gasoline becomes a waste when it exits the unit, enters the environment, and is not promptly recovered or cleaned up. An implementing agency can require cleanup of a spill to site-specific levels. In rare cases, the spill area may be considered a land disposal unit (SEE ALSO: RPC# 9/29/1986-02). The recovered free product is potentially not a solid waste if it is reused for its original purpose or reclaimed.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.2, 261.2(a)(2), 261.2(c) EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Disposal; Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste Recycling; Identification of Hazardous Waste
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:8
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No


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