EPA Sees 69 Facilities Subject To Proposed OB/OD Rule In Cost Analysis

May 8, 2024
EPA’s regulatory impact analysis (RIA) for its proposed rule governing open burning/open detonation (OB/OD) of waste munitions outlines a universe of 69 Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDF) that the agency expects to be affected the policy, mostly operated by either the Defense Department (DOD) -- particularly the Army -- or private industry. “As of April 2023, the requirements would apply to 69 [Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)] TDSF OB/OD facilities, two of which use OB/OD for corrective action...

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