Online Base RCRA and RCRA Corrective Action Resources
RCRA Corrective Action
EPA Region 4
RCRA Program regulates Hazardous Waste Facilities and Solid Waste in the southeast under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
Office of Solid Waste operates under authority of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. We protect human health and the environment by ensuring responsible national management of hazardous and nonhazardous waste.
RCRA Orientation Manual provides introductory information on solid and hazardous waste management programs under RCRA.
RCRA is the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, which was enacted by Congress in 1976. RCRA's primary goals are to protect human health and the environment from the potential hazards of waste disposal, to conserve energy and natural resources, to reduce the amount of waste generated, and to ensure that wastes are managed in an environmentally sound manner.