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Enforcement

Hazardous Waste Civil Enforcement Response Policy

This Enforcement Response Policy (ERP) sets forth response guidance for violations occurring pursuant to RCRA where the State or EPA intends to pursue civil action, including administrative or judicial action.

The 2003 Hazardous Waste Civil Enforcement Response Policy supersedes previous hazardous waste enforcement response policies.These are:

  1. Enforcement Response Policy, dated December, 1984
  2. Enforcement Response Policy, dated December 1987;
  3. 1996 Hazardous Waste Civil Enforcement Response Policy, dated March 15, 1996.

​Issued Dec. 2003

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