EPA decided to impose interim restrictions on landfill disposal of containerized liquid waste pending full rulemaking on the issue. Under these interim rules, no container holding freestanding liquid may be placed in a landfill. The preamble provides guidance for Regional offices, states and the regulated industry in determining what constitutes freestanding liquid.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Hazardous Waste Management System Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities, Federal Register Notice (PDF)(3 pp, 321 K, March 22, 1982, 47 FR 12316)