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RCRA Online Number:11089
Organization of Recipient:Baltimore City Health Dept.
Description: Carbon regeneration facilities storing carbon before recycling need a permit for storage if they are an incinerator. If they are not an incinerator, they are exempt (may be BIF). Drum recyclers handling empty containers do not need a storage permit. The storage of non-empty containers would require at least a permit for hazardous waste storage. Spent activated charcoal or carbon is usually a spent material. If for pollution control, it would be a sludge. Carbon is hazardous waste (HW) if it contains a listed waste (contained-in policy) or exhibits a characteristic(SEE ALSO: 66 FR 27266; 5/16/01). Carbon is unlikely to exhibit a characteristic. Generators storing HW spent activated carbon are subject to accumulation time regulations. A closed municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF) suspected of holding HW is subject to corrective action if the facility requires a permit or interim status and is subject to CERCLA.
Regulatory Citation(s) : 260.10, 261.1(c), 261.6(c), 261.7, 262.34 EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Boilers; Burning; Cleanup (RCRA); Combustion of Hazardous Waste; Compliance; Containers; Corrective Action (RCRA); Disposal; Enforcement (RCRA); Generators; Hazardous Waste; Hazardous Waste Recycling; Incineration; Industrial Furnaces; Permits and Permitting; Land Disposal Units; Landfills; Large Quantity Generators (LQG); Municipal Solid Waste; Nonhazardous Waste; Petitions; Storage; Treatment
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:3
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No


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