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Hazardous Waste

Emergency Permits under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

This rule below under the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) provides EPA with the authority to grant a permittee temporary authorization, without prior public notice and comment, to conduct activities necessary to respond promptly to changing conditions.

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  • Emergency Permit (PDF)(8 pp, 528 K, May 19, 1980)
    Provides guidance to the interpretation of the emergency permit regulations.