April 15, 2013

EPA Updates Waste Analysis Guidance for Generators/TSD Facilities

The agency recently revised its guidance document entitled Waste Analysis at Facilities that Generate, Treat, Store, and Dispose of Hazardous Wastes, EPA/530/R-12/001, January 2013. A detailed review of the 223-page January 2013 guidance is beyond the scope of this article, but a brief comparison with the previous guidance (EPA/530/R-94/024, April 1994) follows:

Sampling and analysis objective:

Recharacterization frequency:

Acceptable knowledge:

Conditions on using acceptable knowledge (AK):

Waste analysis plans (WAPs):

Information received by a TSD facility from a generator:


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