Frequent Questions about Waste and Coronavirus (COVID-19)
View all frequent questions related to waste and Coronavirus (COVID-19) below.
Because of the current Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and business issues, are generators being allowed more than 90 days to have waste removed because of contractor issues? If so, can you provide guidance?
Where can I find information regarding the handling of wastes associated with Coronavirus and COVID-19?
What information has EPA shared to provide the public, the regulated community and other government agencies with the most complete and up to date information on actions related to COVID-19?
Does RCRA regulate wastes that may contain the virus that causes COVID-19, such as used medical equipment or personal protective equipment?
What requirements would apply to export or import of wastes associated with the novel Coronavirus or Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)?
Will there be flexibility with regard to public meetings as part of the Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) approval process since public meetings are prohibited in a lot of states due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency?
Has EPA developed guidance to help ensure public participation when in-person meetings for the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) program are not possible?
Will there be flexibility with regard to public involvement requirements for Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) permits since public meetings are prohibited in a lot of states due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency?