We've made some changes to EPA.gov. If the information you are looking for is not here, you may be able to find it on the EPA Web Archive or the January 19, 2017 Web Snapshot.

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Training Module about State Programs

This training module:

  • Outlines the requirements and procedures for a state to become authorized to manage and oversee its own RCRA program
  • Describes how the state authorization system can affect the applicability of certain rules

After completing this module, you will be able to:

• Specify why states are authorized by EPA and list the elements of an authorized state program
• Identify components of an authorization application and outline the stages of EPA's approval process
• Specify the applicability of Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments (HSWA) and non-HSWA provisions in authorized and unauthorized states
• Define the effect of the "cluster rule"

You may need Adobe Reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.