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Hazardous Waste

Documents Related to the Hazardous Waste Listing of Paint Wastes

EPA proposed concentration-based listing for certain paint waste solids (K179) and paint waste liquids (K180). A review of public comments and supplemental analysis determined that these paint wastes would not be listed as a hazardous waste.

The proposed and final rules as well as a fact sheet about the final rule can be found below:

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