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RCRA Online Number:11613
To:Duprey, Region 8
Organization of Recipient:EPA
Description: Used oil (UO) applied/sprayed as a coal dust suppressant before burning coal as a fuel may be legitimate recycling depending on the amount used and the constituents in the UO. A UO and coal mixture is subject to the Part 266, Subpart E (SUPERSEDED: see Part 279) UO burning requirements. Characteristic UO used as a substitute ingredient for diesel in an ammonium nitrate fuel oil (ANFO) explosive may not be legitimate recycling. If UO is not a legitimate ingredient, mixing it with ammonium nitrate is treatment, and the mixture, when exploded, may be subject to the open burning/open detonation regulations of 265.382. Addresses RCRA/ Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) interface. There is an overlap between EPA and MSHA, but neither agency’s jurisdiction supersedes the other’s.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 261.2(e), 261.6(a)(4), 265.382, 279.60 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Burning; Combustion of Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste Recycling; Military Munitions; Treatment; TSDFs; Used Oil
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:3
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): 9495.1991(01)
Official OSW Policy:No


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