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Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)

Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Site Revitalization Guidance Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

This document was developed as a guide for complying with TSCA regulations for the cleanup and disposal of PCB contamination.

The purpose of the document is to provide assistance in navigating the TSCA PCB regulations in Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at part 761 (40 CFR Part 761).

The primary focus of this guidance is the PCB Remediation Waste provision at 40 CFR 761 .61, which governs the management of PCB waste generated from PCB spills and associated cleanup activities (e .g., contaminated environmental media, rags, debris). Additional PCB requirements that may apply are also mentioned.

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