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Federal Register Notice: Final Rule for Standards for Generators of Hazardous Waste and Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities

EPA issued final amendments to its hazardous waste regulations under Subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which change the reporting requirements for hazardous waste generators and owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities (TSDFs). These amendments reduce paperwork burdens on the regulated community and allow EPA to obtain needed data on hazardous waste management. They also increase the interval between required reports from annual to biennial and require the biennial report to be submitted by March 1 of even numbered years describing hazardous waste activities during the previous calendar year. Hazardous waste generators and TSDFs were not required to submit an annual report for 1982.

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