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Main Title Surface Impoundment Study. Technical Plan for Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment.
Author Young, J. ;
CORP Author Research Triangle Inst., Research Triangle Park, NC. ;Tetra Tech, Inc., Lafayette, CA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste.
Publisher Feb 2000
Year Published 2000
Stock Number PB2005-102373
Additional Subjects Human health ; Ecological risk assessment ; Technical analysis plans ; Screening assessments ; Health screening ; Data collection ; Modeling ; Ecological screening ; Modifications ; Conceptual models ; Simulation modules ; Priorities ; Surface impoundment studies
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NTIS  PB2005-102373 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 05/04/2005
Collation one CD-ROM contains 343 page document
Abstract
The 1996 Land Disposal Program Flexibility Act (LDPFA) amended section 3004(g) of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to exempt decharacterized wastes from provisions of the RCRA land disposal restrictions. Decharacterized nonhazardous wastes are RCRA hazardous wastes whose hazardous characteristics of ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, or toxicity have been removed through dilution or other treatment prior to being managed in land-based waste management units. The LDPFA exemption allows decharacterized wastes to be either (1) placed in surface impoundments that are part of wastewater treatment systems whose ultimate discharge is regulated under the Clean Water Act (CWA), or (2) disposed of in Class 1 nonhazardous injection wells regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Congress also mandated in the 1996 LDPFA that a 5-year study be conducted to evaluate any human health or environmental risks posed by the exempted wastes that are managed in these ways and to evaluate the extent to which existing state regulations address any such risks. The Office of Solid Waste (OSW) in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA, or the Agency) is conducting this study to assess those exempted wastes placed in surface impoundments and regulated under the Clean Water Act.