Handbook on Hazardous Waste Management

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DIANE Publishing, 1998 - 63 pages
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This handbook is designed to assist those who are responsible for management of hazardous wastes & waste minimization. As a compliance tool, it provides the fundamental information necessary to implement an effective system for hazardous waste management & waste minimization. Contents: hazardous waste management laws & regulations; enforcement mandates of RCRA regulations; solid & hazardous waste exclusions; hazardous wastes; generator requirements; waste generation & storage; waste minimization; transport. & disposal of hazardous wastes; used oil management; recordkeeping & reporting requirements.

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Page 62 - Region in which the generator is located if he has not received a copy of the manifest with the handwritten signature of the owner or operator of the designated facility within 45 days of the date the waste was accepted by the initial transporter. The Exception Report...
Page 36 - treatment", when used in connection with hazardous waste, means any method, technique, or process, including neutralization, designed to change the physical, chemical, or biological character or composition of any hazardous waste so as to neutralize such waste or so as to render such waste nonhazardous, safer for transport, amenable for recovery, amenable for storage, or reduced in volume.
Page 6 - disposal' means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any solid waste or hazardous waste into or on any land or water so that such solid waste or hazardous waste or any constituent thereof may enter the environment or be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including ground waters. "(4) The term 'Federal agency...
Page 8 - sanitary landfill'' means a facility for the disposal of solid waste which meets the criteria published under section 4004. (26A) The term "sludge" means any solid, semisolid or liquid waste generated from a municipal, commercial, or industrial wastewater treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility or any other such waste having similar characteristics and effects. (27) The term "solid waste...
Page 27 - A solid waste exhibits the characteristic of corrosivity if a representative sample of the waste has either of the following properties: (1) It is aqueous and has a pH less than or equal to 2 or greater than or equal to 12.5, as determined by a pH meter using...
Page 7 - Individual generation site" means the contiguous site at or on which one or more hazardous wastes are generated. An individual generation site, such as a large manufacturing plant, may have one or more sources of hazardous waste but is considered a single or individual generation site if the site or property is contiguous. "Industrial furnace...
Page 62 - ... the efforts undertaken during the year to reduce the volume and toxicity of waste generated...
Page 7 - For the purposes of this section, the term "land disposal", when used with respect to a specified hazardous waste, shall be deemed to include, but not be limited to, any placement of such hazardous waste in a landfill, surface impoundment, waste pile, injection well, land treatment facility, salt dome formation, salt bed formation, or underground mine or cave.
Page 27 - It is a cyanide or sulfide bearing waste which, when exposed to pH conditions between 2 and 12.5, can generate toxic gases, vapors or fumes in a quantity sufficient to present a danger to human health or the environment.
Page 20 - Fly ash waste, bottom ash waste, slag waste, and flue gas emission control waste generated primarily from the combustion of coal or other fossil fuels. (5) Drilling fluids, produced waters, and other wastes associated with the exploration, development, or production of crude oil, natural gas or geothermal energy.

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