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Hazardous Waste Management System - Exports of Hazardous Waste - Final Rule - Federal Register Notice, September 4, 1991

On August 8, 1986 (51 FR 28664), EPA promulgated a final rule that applies to exports of hazardous waste. Section 262.53 of these regulations requires, among other things, that exporters send to EPA's Office of International Activities advance written notification of their plans to export hazardous waste.

In addition, a "note" at the conclusion of § 271.10(e)(2) designates the Office of International Activities as recipient of export notifications required under § 262.53. Section 262.56 of the regulations also requires exporters to send annual reports to the same EPA office.

This technical correction provides that such notifications and annual reports must henceforth be sent to EPA's Office of Waste Programs Enforcement.

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