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Federal Register Notice: Proposed Amendment to the Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste and Standards for the Management of Specific Types of Hazardous Wastes and Facilities

EPA proposed to amend its regulations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) by listing as hazardous three additional wastes from wood preserving operations that use chlorophenolic, creosote, and/or inorganic (arsenical and chromium) preservatives, and by listing as hazardous one waste from surface protection processes that use chlorophenolics. The Agency also proposed an equipment cleaning or replacement performance standard for wood, preserving and surface protection facilities that have changed formulations.

Additionally, EPA proposed to add three compounds to the list of hazardous constituents in Appendix VIII of Part 261. Finally, EPA proposed amendments to regulations promulgated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) at Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 302 that would designate the wastes proposed for listing as CERCLA hazardous substances and would establish the reportable quantities applicable to these wastes.

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