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Federal Register Notice: Proposal to Codify the Statutory Provisions of the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments (HSWA)

This proposal is a companion rule to EPA's Final rule that codifies in regulations those requirements specified by the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984, which took effect immediately or shortly after enactment (see Volume 50 of the Federal Register, page 28702). The final rule amends EPA's hazardous waste regulations to incorporate the statutory language of the HSWA into EPA's existing regulatory framework. This rule proposes changes to the existing regulations to assist in the implementation of the new statutory provisions and includes provisions to implement the statutory requirement for double liners and corrective action beyond the facility property boundary.  

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