EPA Region 3 provides Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action program guidance documents and other information resources in following areas:
- Corrective Action Implementation
- RCRA Checklists for Corrective Action Remediation Project Phases including RCRA Facilities Investigation (RFI), Corrective Measures Study (CMS), Interim Measures (IM), Health and Safety Plan (H & S), and Corrective Measures Implementation (CMI).
- RCRA Corrective Action Required Event Codes (National and Region 3)
- Institutional Controls
- Mapping Institutional and Engineering Controls (IC/EC) Guidance document.
- Model Environmental Covenant (EC) template developed by EPA and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for RCRA Corrective Action Sites.
- Risk Guidance and Screening
- Risk Screening Approach guidance documents for Corrective Action facilities.
- Redevelopment and Reuse
- Land Anticipated Use/Reuse Assessment and Land Ready for Use/Reuse forms.
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RCRA Corrective Action Facility Investigation Scope of Work (PDF)(24 pp, 272 K)
RCRA Corrective Action Facility Investigation
RCRA Corrective Action Corrective Measures Study Scope of Work (PDF)(6 pp, 176 K)
RCRA Corrective Action Corrective Measures Study
RCRA Corrective Action Interim Measures Scope of Work (PDF)(7 pp, 182 K)
RCRA Corrective Action Interim Measures
RCRA Corrective Action Health and Safety Plan (PDF)(7 pp, 155 K)
RCRA Corrective Action Health and Safety Plan
RCRA Corrective Action Corrective Measures Implementation Scope of Work (PDF)(11 pp, 83 K)
RCRA Corrective Action Corrective Measures Implementation
EPA Region 3 Open Burn/ Open Detonation- Permitting Guidelines (PDF)(201 pp, 10 MB,
RCRA Permitting for Open Burn and Open Detonation
EPA Region 3 Required RCRA Corrective Action Event Codes (National and Region3) (PDF)(5 pp, 437 K)
Region 3 RCRA Corrective Action Event Codes
EPA Region 3 Mapping Institutional and Engineering Controls (PDF)(2 pp, 250 K,
RCRA Institutional and Engineering Controls Mapping
Pennsylvania RCRA Model Environmental Covenant Template (PDF)(6 pp, 297 K)
PA Uniform Environmental Covenant Template
Pennsylvania's One Cleanup Program Memo of Agreement (MOA) (PDF)(8 pp, 204 K)
EPA’s Region 3 and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's MOA promotes the "One Cleanup Program" initiative by working together to promote sound and protective remedies, shared science and technological approaches that protect human health and the environment.
Pennsylvania Memorandum of Agreement Facilities (Act One) List for RCRA Corrective Action (PDF)(3 pp, 131 K)
Pennslyvania MOA (Act One) Facilities List
EPA Region 3 Corrective Action Long Term Stewardship Approach (PDF)(2 pp, 115 K,
The Region Three approach to Long-Term Stewardship (LTS) relies on existing EPA guidance developed with the goal to assess the long term effectiveness of completed remedies: engineered controls (EC) and institutional controls (IC) at facilities.