On December 24, 1986, EPA proposed rules to minimize the presence of free liquids in containers holding hazardous waste that are disposed in hazardous waste landfills. EPA also proposed a test protocol in order to determine whether a waste containing hazardous liquids or free liquids would release the free liquids under pressures experienced in landfills, when solidified by the use of a non-biodegradable absorbent.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 Treatment; Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities, Federal Register Notice (PDF)(13 pp, 2 MB, December 24, 1986, FR Vol. 51, No. 247)