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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Training Module about Boilers and Industrial Furnaces

This training module:

  • Introduces the concept of burning hazardous wastes in units regulated under RCRA and outlines the requirements for one type of device — boilers and industrial furnaces (BIF).
  • Defines boilers and industrial furnaces and describe the criteria associated with the definitions.
  • Describes the requirements for processing hazardous waste in BIFs, including the distinctions between permitted and interim status units.
  • Explains the requirements for the specially regulated BIF units.

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