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Main Title Profile and Management Options for EPA Laboratory Generated Mixed Waste.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Air and Radiation Div.
Year Published 1996
Report Number EPA-68-D2-0156
Stock Number PB2009-106441
Additional Subjects Low-level radioactive wastes ; Mixtures ; Waste management ; US EPA ; Radioactive waste facilities ; Pollution control ; Laboratories ; Recycled materials
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB2009-106441 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
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Mixed waste is subject to a dual regulatory framework under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), as administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Atomic Energy Act (AEA), as administered by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Generators of mixed waste and the offsite facilities which manage this waste must satisfy both NRC, which regulates the radioactive component, and EPA, which regulates the hazardous component. Due to the complex regulatory framework and the lack of approved treatment and disposal options for these wastes, mixed waste management is a difficult responsibility. The principal focus of this report is to identify and examine the wide spectrum of waste management options and technologies applicable to EPA research facilities including pollution prevention, recycling, waste segregation, and treatment. Ultimately, this report is designed to aid EPA in defining future guidance for these laboratories. Relevant information from the technical literature is presented in this report as a guide for future EPA decisions concerning laboratory generated low-level and mixed waste.