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RCRA Online Number:14662
Organization of Recipient:NA
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.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.5(g)(3)(i), 261.5(g)(3)(ii), 261.5(g)(3)(iii), 261.5(g)(3)(iv), 261.5(g)(3)(v), 261.5(g)(3)(vi), 261.5(g)(3)(vii), 262.34, 262.34(a)(1)(iii), 262.34(a)(1)(iv), 262.34(a)(4), 262.34(d), 265.111(a), 265.111(b), 265.114 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQG); Containment Buildings; Drip Pads; Generators; Large Quantity Generators (LQG); Small Quantity Generators (SQG); Treatment
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:1
EPA Publication Number:530-R-03-002a
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No


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