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Hazardous Waste Management System: Land Disposal Restrictions - Renewal of the Hazardous Debris Case-By-Case Capacity Variance and Renewal of Variance - Federal Register Notice, May 14, 1993

On May 8, 1992, EPA granted a one-year case-by-case capacity variance of the Land Disposal Restrictions (LDR) to persons managing certain hazardous debris (see 57 FR 20766, May 15, 1992). In that document, EPA indicated that persons desiring a subsequent renewal of the variance-that is, past May 8, 1993-would need to submit an individual application.

EPA has received almost 200 applications to date. Confirmed by a capacity analysis conducted by EPA, the large number of applications indicates that a lack of treatment capacity for hazardous debris continues to exist.

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