September 6, 2017

RCRA Status of Waste Cigarettes and Fireworks

Two recent guidance documents issued by EPA provide the RCRA regulatory status of waste cigarettes and fireworks:

EPA also used RO 14892 to provide the regulations, best management practices, and standard operating procedures applicable to the safe handling, storage, and treatment of waste fireworks and other energetics. The information came from EPA’s RCRA regulations as well as regulations, best practices, and guidelines from other federal agencies, including ATF, OSHA, and DOT, and private sector organizations. If you work with these items, it may be worth a look.

 


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This document addresses issues of a general nature related to the federal RCRA regulations. Persons evaluating specific circumstances dealing with the RCRA regulations should review state and local laws and regulations, which may be more stringent than federal requirements. In addition, the assistance of a qualified professional should be enlisted to address any site-specific circumstances.