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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Training Module about Hazardous Waste Incinerators

This training module:

  • Introduces the concept of burning hazardous wastes in units regulated under RCRA and outlines the requirements for one type of device — the incinerator.
  • States the conditions under which an owner/operator may be exempt from 40 CFR subpart O
  • Defines principal organic hazardous constituent (POHC) and describes the criteria under which a POHC is selected
  • Defines destruction and removal efficiency (DRE)
  • Describes the interaction between compliance with performance standards and compliance with incinerator operating conditions established in a permit
  • Explains the definition and purpose of a "trial burn."

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