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RCRA"s solid waste regulation and its impact on resource recovery in the minerals industry

Shaun D. Peterson

RCRA"s solid waste regulation and its impact on resource recovery in the minerals industry

by Shaun D. Peterson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mineral industries -- United States.,
  • Natural resources -- United States.,
  • Aluminum industry and trade.,
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Shaun D. Peterson.
    SeriesMineral issues, An Analytical series, Mineral issues, Analytical series
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Mines.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17783517M

      On March 6, , the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals modified its ruling in American Petroleum Institute v. EPA, No. , concerning US EPA’s Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) Rule under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which defines when hazardous recyclable materials are excluded from regulation as hazardous waste. The end result of this modified ruling is . Guidance Manual on RCRA Regulation for Recycling Hazardous Waste (PDF) ( pp, 13MB) — This manual from the Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery (ORCR) provides guidance for State and Regional personnel who must apply the definition of solid waste and for industrial facilities generating and managing solid and hazardous waste that is.

    (a) only covers waste stream, a narrow subset of the total environmental impacts from manufacturing operations. - and not all waste falls under RCRA. (2) Environmental law as a whole treats factories as giant black boxes -- refusing to look at what happens inside. Under the provisions of the Mining Waste Exclusion of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), solid waste from the extraction, beneficiation, and processing of ores and minerals is exempt from regulation as hazardous waste under Subtitle C of RCRA, as amended.

    (RCRA), solid waste from the extraction, beneficiation, and processing of ores and minerals is exempt from regulation as hazardous waste under Subtitle C of RCRA, as amended. The Mining Waste Exclusi on was established in response to §30 01(b)(3) of the statute, which was ad ded in the Solid Waste Disposal Act Amend ments (also. Solid Waste and Emergency Response Publication FS October A Superfund Guide to RCRA Hazardous Wastes Office of Emergency and Remedial Response Emergency Response Division OSW Quick Reference Fact Sheet On-site CERCLA remedial actions must comply with (or waive) requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery.


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RCRA"s solid waste regulation and its impact on resource recovery in the minerals industry by Shaun D. Peterson Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this U.S. Bureau of Mines report, the application and impact of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act's (RCRA) regulations on the minerals industry's efforts at resource recovery were analyzed; some major regulatory conflicts that hinder these efforts are discussed.

RCRA's solid waste regulation and its impact on resource recovery in the minerals industry. [Washington, DC]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, [] (OCoLC) Table 1 in Part illustrates solid waste determinations for materials that are recycled Use Constituting Disposal Energy Recovery/ Fuel Reclamation Direct Use/Reuse Spent Materials Solid Waste Solid Waste Solid Waste Not Solid Waste Listed Sludge Solid Waste Solid Waste Solid Waste Not Solid Waste Characteristic SludgeFile Size: 1MB.

Because many minerals industry practitioners have not had to deal with the hazardous waste program, this paper will begin with a brief review of the history of the federal hazardous waste program and its relationship to the minerals industry.

HISTORY OF RCRA AND THE MINERALS INDUSTRY The federal hazardous waste program began with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was enacted in RCRA established a system for managing non-hazardous and hazardous solid wastes in an environmentally sound manner.

The Act provides for the management of hazardous wastes from the point of origin to the point of final disposal, ie, “cradle to grave”. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act — commonly referred to as RCRA — is our nation’s primary law governing the disposal of solid and hazardous waste.

Congress passed RCRA on Octo to address the increasing problems the nation. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) The Federal Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), was adopted in to combat the problems associated with the unregulated land disposal of hazardous wastes.

Its primary goals are to protect human health and the environment from hazards posed by waste disposal, conserve energy and natural resources through waste recycling and recovery. The nation's top solid waste law is about to turn On Oct. 21, — one day before the final debate in his unsuccessful election bid — President Gerald Ford signed the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) i nto law.

In a subsequent press release, Ford said the law "provides sound State and local programs to deal with ever increasing amounts of municipal solid. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) gives EPA the authority to control hazardous waste from the "cradle-to-grave." This includes the generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste.

RCRA also set forth a framework. This manual provides introductory information on the solid and hazardous waste management programs under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Designed for EPA and state staff, members of the regulated community, and the general public who wish to better understand RCRA, this document constitutes a review of the RCRA program and is not a substitute for RCRA or its implementing regulations.

The RCRA regulatory definition of solid waste, found in 40 CFRprescribes what materials are solid wastes because they are discarded, and thus are potentially hazardous waste.

Under 40 CFRthree provisions address situations in which a CCP may be discarded andFile Size: KB. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) protects communities and resource conservation.

To achieve this, EPA develops regulations, guidance and policies that ensure the safe management and cleanup of solid and hazardous waste, and programs that encourage source reduction and beneficial reuse.

On this page: What is RCRA. How does RCRA work. In order for a waste to be regulated under Subtitle C, a series of questions must be answered using the guidelines spelled out in the RCRA manual. For a material to be regulated as a hazardous waste under Subtitle C, it must be a solid waste and not meet any of the exclusions stated in the RCRA guidelines.

Ores and Minerals AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Regulatory determination. SUMMARY: This is the regulatory determination for solid waste from the extraction and bencficiation of ores and minerals required by section (b)(3)(C) of the Rcsourcc Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA.

These definitions are crucial to understanding the regulation of hazardous waste under Subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).Before a material can be classified as a hazardous waste, it must first be a solid waste.

The resources listed below and throughout this website are provided to help determine whether materials are solid wastes and therefore potentially subject. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Regulations The RCRA regulations are contained in title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) parts through Non-hazardous Waste Title 40 of the CFR parts through contain the regulations for solid waste Hazardous Waste.

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was enacted by Congress inas an amendment to the Solid Waste Disposal Act. The goals of RCRA are to: Protect human health and the environment from the hazards posed by waste disposal; Conserve energy and natural resources through waste recycling and recovery.

RCRA's solid waste regulation and its impact on resource recovery in the minerals industry /Author: Shaun D. Peterson. Ch.7 Resource Recovery From Municipal Solid Waste Centralized Resource Recovery-A Case Study of the Recycle Energy System, Akron, Ohio4 The Community Setting Akron, populationis located in north-eastern Ohio.

The city’s economy centers on trucking and manufacturing industries, primarily those involved in rubber production.

History and goals. Congress enacted RCRA to address the increasing problems the nation faced from its growing volume of municipal and industrial waste.

RCRA was an amendment of the Solid Waste Disposal Act of The act set national goals for: Protecting human health and the natural environment from the potential hazards of waste disposal.; Energy conservation and natural d by: the 94th United States Congress.

it was apparent that the Solid Waste Disposal Act was not strong enough to address the dangers posed by the increasing volume of solid and hazardous waste. Waste management in the United States was fundamentally changed on Octo when Congress passed the Resource Con-servation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Although it actually amends 1File Size: KB.All of that changed in with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) which was merely an amendment to the SWDA ofand has been amended itself many times since.

However, due to the sweeping nature of the changes it introduced it remains synonymous with the regulation of hazardous waste in the United States. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act is commonly referred to as RCRA (reck-rah).

It is much better to pronounce the acronym as “reck-rah.” Spelling it out as “R-C-R-A” conjures images of the Village People with their famous song. RCRA is our nation’s primary law governing the disposal of solid and hazardous waste.