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Federal Register Notice: Proposed Rule for Air Emission Standards for Volatile Organics Control at Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities

On February 5, 1987, EPA proposed standards to limit emissions of volatile organics at hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities where equipment at the facilities contain hazardous wastes or derivatives of hazardous wastes and these wastes or their derivatives contain 10 percent or more total organics. The proposed standards implement, in part, Section 3004(n) of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), as amended. The intent of this proposed rule is to reduce the threat to human health and the environment posed by air emissions from certain hazardous organic waste management practices (e.g., reclamation and equipment associated with incineration of organic hazardous wastes).

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