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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Administrative Orders


The following page contains administrative orders and supporting documentation for RCRA enforcement actions initiated in the EPA Region 4, RCRA Division.   The purpose of posting these orders is to inform the public of actions being taken by EPA Region 4 against facilities for violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. The types of administrative orders included on this page are as follows:


RCRA Section 3008(a) Compliance Orders - Issued by EPA to require a facility to pay penalties, when appropriate, and resolve violations by coming into compliance immediately, or within a specified timeframe, or both.


RCRA Section 3008(h) Interim Status Corrective Action Orders - Issued by EPA when there is information that there is or has been a release of hazardous waste into the environment from a facility authorized under Interim Status, and such release warrants corrective action or another response measure deemed necessary to protect human health or the environment.


RCRA Section 3013(a) Monitoring, Analysis, and Testing Orders - Issued by EPA to require the owner or operator of a facility or site to conduct monitoring, testing, analysis, and reporting to ascertain the nature and extent of any hazard posed by present or prior handling or release(s) of hazardous waste at the facility or site.


RCRA Section 7003 Imminent Hazard Orders - Issued by EPA to any person (including any past or present generator, past or present transporter, or past or present owner), upon receipt of evidence that past or present handling, storage, treatment, transportation or disposal of any solid waste or hazardous waste may present an imminent and substantial endangerment to health or the environment.  These orders require a person to cease the activity(ies) causing the imminent and substantial endangerment and perform assessment or corrective action as EPA deems necessary.

 

Section 3008(a) Compliance Orders

Section 3008(h) Interim Status Corrective Action Orders

Section 3013(a) Monitoring, Analysis, and Testing Orders

Section 7003 Imminent Hazard Orders

 

 

 

 

 

 

For information about the contents of this page please contact Quantindra Smith

 


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