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Exclusion from the Definition of Solid Waste; Hazardous Waste Management System; Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste, August 13, 2002

The EPA granted a variance from EPA's hazardous waste requirements for certain materials reclaimed by the World Resources Company (WRC) from metal-bearing sludges. This action responds to a petition submitted by WRC requesting that the Agency exclude from the definition of solid wate under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) its concentrate material that is partially reclaimed from metal-bearing sludges and sold to smelters. In response to the petition, EPA published a Federal Register notice proposing to grant the variance on December 9, 1999 (64 FR 68968).

Federal Register Notice


Proposed Exclusion from the Definition of Solid Waste; Hazardous Waste Management System; Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste (World Resources Company), December 9, 1999

EPA is proposing to grant a variance from EPA's hazardous waste requirements for certain materials reclaimed by the World Resources Company (WRC) from metal-bearing sludges. This action responds to a petition submittted by WRC requesting that the Agency exclude from the RCRA definition of solid waste its concentrate material that is partially reclaimed from metal-bearing sludges and sold to smelters. If the Agency finalizes this action, the variance will be limited to five years. EPA will accept public comments on its proposed decision until February 7, 2000.

Federal Register Notice (PDF) (6 pp, 156K, About PDF) || Federal Register Notice

Index to Docket Number F-1999-WRCP-FFFFF: Proposed Exclusion from the Definition of Solid Waste; Hazardous Waste Management System; Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste (World Resources Company); 64 Fed. Reg. 68968


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