April 13, 2021

Hazardous Waste Generator Regulations Compendium

In March 2021, EPA made available the first six volumes of its Hazardous Waste Generator Regulations Compendium. The compendium is a user-friendly guide that can assist regulators, the regulated community, and the general public in finding resources addressing specific issues within the hazardous waste generator program. Inside each volume is a list of pertinent RCRA Online documents, Federal Register notices, CFR citations, and web links. A particularly convenient aspect of the compendium is how information is hyperlinked and cross-referenced to improve ease-of-access. The six current volumes of information include:

  1. Satellite accumulation areas,
  2. Generator EPA identification numbers,
  3. Cogeneration issues,
  4. Household hazardous waste,
  5. Personnel training at small and large quantity generators, and
  6. Generator treatment in tanks and containers.

 


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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.