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Rule Proposed To Reduce Hazardous Waste Record Keeping Requirements

Fact Sheet
EPA530-F-02-006
January 2002

To meet the goals of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is trying to reduce regulatory burdens associated with the hazardous waste management regulations. "Burden" is defined as the time spent developing and submitting information to federal agencies, and on keeping records.

In June 1999, the Agency asked for suggestions and comments on its ideas for streamlining hazardous waste record keeping and reporting requirements. This proposal results from additional information and comments that were received. In addition to making regulatory requirements more flexible, EPA proposes to:


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