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Region 3: RCRA State Programs Branch

District of Columbia RCRA Authorization Records

Current District of Columbia Documents
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The following represent the current versions of key documents that were submitted by the District to support its most recent program revision application.

EPA Region 3 Contact for the District of Columbia
Karen Crumlish
phone: (215) 814-3398
e-mail: crumlish.karen@epa.gov

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The EPA RCRA State Authorization Website provides a detailed list of Authorization Activity for the District of Columbia (PDF) (21 pgs, 76k)


03/08/85 FR Notice
(50 FR 9427)
(2 pgs, 733K)

The initial final authorization for the District of Columbia includes the District's authorization for the Federal program as in effect July 26, 1982. The District of Columbia Base Program includes:
identification and listing, hazardous waste lists, characteristics of hazardous waste, generator requirements, transporter requirements, facility requirements, interim status requirements and permitting requirements.

(SI, Revision Checklists 1-16, 17A-K, 17M-S, 18-120, 122-151, 153-168)

09/10/01 FR Notice
(66 FR 46961)
6 pgs, 55K)

The program revision addresses the requirements for sharing of information with ATSDR (SI), as well as most of the federal rules published from 1983 through June 19, 1998, addressing:
biennial report, amendments to permitting requirements, amendments to interim status requirements, amendments to identification and listing, national uniform manifest, household waste, corrections to test methods manual, satellite accumulation, definition of solid waste, HSWA codification rule, small quantity generators, delisting, waste minimization, location standards, liquids in landfill, dust suppression, double liners, groundwater monitoring, cement kilns, fuel labeling, pre-construction ban, permit life, omnibus provision, research and development permits, hazardous waste exports, exposure information, closure/post-closure financial responsibility, liability coverage, hazardous waste storage and tank systems, land disposal restrictions (LDR), permit modifications, permit as a shield, permit conditions to protect human health and environment, post-closure permits, amendments to permit requirements, miscellaneous units, farmer exemptions, treatability studies sample exemption, amendment to the Bevill exclusion, mining waste exclusion, reportable quantities, toxicity characteristics (TC),organic air emission standards for process vents and equipment leaks, wood preserving listings, burning of hazardous waste in boilers and industrial furnaces (BIF), hazardous debris, recycled used oil management standards, recordkeeping instructions, financial assurance letter of credit, recyclable materials used in a manner constituting disposal, mixture and derived-from rule, universal waste rule, removal of legally obsolete rules, RCRA expanded public participation, organic air emission standards for tanks, surface impoundments and containers, military munitions rule, hazardous waste combustors.

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