Report on Hazardous Waste Management and the Implementation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Volume 4

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Page 59 - Federal land manager may issue subpenas for the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of relevant papers, books, and documents, and administer oaths.
Page 50 - The legislation defines hazardous waste "as a solid waste, or combination of solid wastes, which because of its quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical, or infectious characteristics, may cause, or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible, illness...
Page 50 - ... (A) cause, or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible, illness; or (B) pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, or disposed of. or otherwise managed.
Page 59 - Code, shall be considered confidential for the purpose of that section, except that such information may be disclosed to other officers or employees concerned with carrying out this Act or when relevant in any proceeding under this Act.
Page 59 - ... (3) If such violator fails to take corrective action within the time Penalty, specified in the order, he shall be liable for a civil penalty of not more than $25,000 for each day of continued noncompliance...
Page 58 - If the officer, employee or representative obtains any samples, prior to leaving the premises, he shall give to the owner, operator, or agent in charge a receipt describing the sample obtained and If requested a portion of each such sample equal In volume or weight to the portion retained.
Page 59 - ... comply with such requirement. If such violation extends beyond the thirtieth day after the Administrator's notification, the Administrator may issue an order requiring compliance within a specified time period or the Administrator may commence a civil action in the United States district court in ths district in which the violation occurred for appropriate relief, including a temporary or permanent injunction.
Page 57 - March 3, 1899, unless the Administrator or other plaintiff proves that final administrative disposition of such application has not been made because of the failure of the applicant to furnish information reasonably required or requested in order to process the application.
Page 59 - Administrator determines is reasonable, taking into account the seriousness of the violation and any good faith efforts to comply with applicable requirements.
Page 59 - ... shall be available to the public, except that upon a showing satisfactory to the Administrator...