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Retail Industry Urges EPA To Withdraw ‘Unlawful’ Liquid Waste Proposal

June 20, 2019
The retail industry is urging EPA to withdraw its plan to codify a policy exclusion for liquid waste from the definition of “ignitable” hazardous waste, calling the proposal “unlawfully ambiguous” and saying that parts of it would effectively repeal or are inconsistent with existing agency waste regulations. The substantive changes to the ignitability characteristic that EPA has proposed or requested comment on are ambiguous, arbitrary, inconsistent with long-standing Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations and guidance, and unwarranted from...

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