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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Training Module: Introduction to Generators

This training manual:

  • Defines the terms "generator" and "co-generator"
  • Lists the three classes of generators, outlines the different generation and accumulation limits, and provides specific regulatory citations
  • Defines episodic generation
  • Explains the use of EPA identification (ID) numbers and manifests
  • Outlines the accumulation standards, defines "empty tank" and "start time" for waste accumulation purposes, and identifies regulations pertaining to accumulation in tanks, containers, containment buildings, and on drip pads
  • Defines "satellite accumulation" and provides the applicable Federal Register citations
  • Cites the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) section covering recordkeeping and reporting requirements for generators
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