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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

An act that regulates the handling, storage, treatment, and disposal of hazardous waste. RCRA also covers solid, non-hazardous waste as well as underground storage tanks.
Chemical Industry Links for RCRA
Regulatory Deadlines Information
What do each of the laws require?
RCRA Details for Generators
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
What's Ahead in Environmental Management for 2005?
Beyond RCRA: Prospects for Waste and Materials Management in the Year 2020 - An Unofficial Executive Summary
12/10/14 - EPA Finalizes Definition of Solid Waste Rule
05/14/14 - EPA Requires Global Titanium Manufacturer to Investigate and Clean Up PCB Contamination in Nevada / Titanium Metals Corporation to pay record $13.75 million civil penalty for TSCA violations at single facility
05/01/13 - EPA Finalizes Evaluation of Hazardous Waste Determination Program
09/21/12 - Significant New Use Rules Published on 107 Chemical Substances
08/01/12 - Congressional Committee Advances Hazardous Waste Manifest Legislation
09/13/11 - EPA hosts Public Meeting on the Definition of Solid Waste Rule
07/22/11 - EPA Proposes New Definition of Solid Waste Rule
03/25/11 - EPA Sends New Definition of Solid Waste Proposed Rule to OMB
01/12/11 - Court Order Leaves Definition of Solid Waste Settlement Agreement In Effect
09/14/10 - EPA and Sierra Club Reach Agreement on Definition of Solid Waste Rule; New proposed rule expected by June 2011
07/20/10 - EPA Continues to Explore Ways of Better Incorporating Environmental Justice Considerations Into Its Rulemaking
04/14/10 - Proposed Boiler rules delayed; EPA Receives two-week extension
03/10/09 - EPA settles with Specialty Chemical Manufacturer on RCRA Haz Waste Violations
03/03/09 - TSCA Workshop, May 9, 2009, Ann Arbor, MI
02/03/09 - Hazardous Waste Listings Reference Document Available
01/09/09 - EPA Seeks Comment on Identification of Non-Hazardous Materials that are Solid Waste
12/12/08 - 2008 Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule Promulgated
11/26/08 - EPA Publishes Final Rule Revising Definition of Solid Waste
10/23/08 - New EPA Document Available - Hazardous Waste Listings: A User-Friendly Reference Document
10/06/08 - EPA Settles Hazardous Waste Violations with West Chester Chemical Company
09/18/08 - EPA and Neville Chemical Settle Waste Violations at Pittsburgh Facility

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