States Seek Implementation Details For EPA Soil-Lead Cleanup Guidance

March 27, 2024
State waste officials are pressing EPA on how it will implement guidance for cleaning up lead-contaminated soil at Superfund sites and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) corrective action sites, questioning how the lowered screening levels will apply in different scenarios and emphasizing the need to include states in cleanup decisions. The Association of State and Territorial Solid Waste Management Officials (ASTSWMO) filed March 19 comments on EPA’s updated soil lead guidance, raising a series of questions on how the...

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