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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Training Module about Land Disposal Restrictions (LDR)

This training module:

  • Defines the basic terms and describe the structure of the LDR regulations
  • Identifies the statutory basis for LDR
  • Describes the applicability of LDR
  • Explains how EPA sets treatment standards
  • Identifies treatment standards for wastes subject to land disposal restrictions and cite the Code of Federal Regulations section
  • Describes and identifies how extensions and variances from treatment requirements are obtained
  • Defines generator and treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) requirements under the LDR program
  • Summarizes the schedule of existing restrictions and the plan for restricting newly identified wastes
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