In compliance with Section 3014 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), EPA proposed standards for generators and transporters of recycled oil, and owners and operators of used oil recycling facilities. The standards include tracking requirements when used oil is shipped off-site for recycling, and facility management requirements when used oil is stored prior to recycling. Recycled oil used as fuel would be subject to certain regulations. However, fuel meeting a specification for toxic contaminants and flashpoint would be exempt from regulation. Uses of recycled oil that constitute disposal would be regulated as land disposal, but road oiling would be prohibited outright.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; Recycled Used Oil Standards, Federal Register Notice (PDF)(47 pp, 2 MB, November 29, 1985, 50 FR 49212)