EPA promulgated regulations implementing the Congressionally mandated prohibitions on land disposal of hazardous wastes listed in title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) section 268.11 (knowns as the second one-third of the Schedule of restricted hazardous wastes, hereafter referred to as the Second Third). This notice promulgates specific treatment standards and prohibition effective dates for certain Second Third wastes, and imposes the "soft hammer" provisions of 40 CFR section 268.8 on Second Third wastes for which the Agency is not establishing treatment standards. Among other things, this notice also promulgates treatment standards and effective dates for certain First Third (40 CFR section 268.10) "soft hammer" wastes, as well as for certain wastes originally contained in the Third Third of the schedule (40 CFR section 268.12).You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Land Disposal Restrictions for Second Third Scheduled Waste, Federal Register Notice (PDF)(59 pp, 8 MB, June 23, 1989)