Inside EPA - 06/26/2020

Responding To Industry Concerns, EPA Revamps ‘Ignitability’ Waste Rule

June 22, 2020
EPA is paring back some of the revisions it planned to include in an updated waste rule aimed at addressing “ignitability” criteria for hazardous waste, following concerns raised by industry groups that the draft rule could have prompted recategorizing generators’ materials and cost the chemical and retail industries tens of millions of dollars. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler June 8 signed an updated Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) final rule, titled “Modernizing Ignitable Liquids Determination,” finalizing an update to how...

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