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RCRA Online Number:14391
From:Bussard and Nielsen
Organization of Recipient:EPA Region 5
Description: Wastewater treatment sludges from mixture of wastewater that is precursor to listed waste sludge and wastewater that is not precursor to listed waste sludge are covered by listing description (e.g., F006, F012, F019, K001-K007, K151, K106, K032, K035, K037, K040, K041, K044, K046, K066, K084). United States v. Bethlehem Steel Corp. decision held that F006 listing did not apply to sludges from combined wastewater streams. Bethlehem Steel decision binding only on district courts in Seventh District (independent of the mixture rule). Sludges from mixed wastewaters are RCRA hazardous wastes under mixture rule (261.3(a)(2)(iv)), regardless of the court’s decision.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.3(a)(2), 261.31, 261.32 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):F-wastes; Identification of Hazardous Waste; K-wastes
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:3
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No


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