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Hazardous Waste Subcommittee Publications

Recent Hazardous Waste Publications

Corrective Action and Permitting

Post Closure Care Beyond 30 Years at RCRA Subtitle C Facilities Position Paper (November 2012)
»Post Closure Care Position Paper (82 KB)

Pricing Factors White Paper and Spreadsheet (June 2011)
»Pricing Factors White Paper
»Pricing Factors Spreadsheet

Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement

ASTSWMO Position Paper: A New Regulatory Approach to Pharmaceutical Waste Management (April 2013)
»Position Paper (474 KB)

The Enforcement and Compliance Task Force's Comments on EPA CMS (September 2009)
»Comments (2.89 MB)

Hazardous Waste Recycling

Fluorescent Lamp Drum-Top Crusher Survey Results (December 2012)
»Results (659 KB)

ASTSWMO HW Recycling Definition of Solid Waste Public Meeting Notice Comments (August 2009)
»Comments (3.15 MB)

Final Salary Report:  Summary of State Environmental Officials’ Salaries & Benefits – Companion Report to the 2007 RCRA Core Report (January 2009)
»Final Report (229 KB)

ASTSWMO Definition of Solid Waste Comments (June 2007)
»Comment letter (1.6 MB)

Performance Systems

Final Performance Systems Survey, Developed by the Performance Systems Task Force (April 2010)
»Final Performance Systems Survey (53 KB)

Program Information Management

RCRAInfo User's Manual (Updated September 2012)
»RCRAInfo User's Manual (1.98 MB)

Program Operations

CERCLA 108(b) Letter (September 2009)
»Letter (1.69 MB)

 

Joint Hazardous Waste and Materials Management Publications

ASTSWMO Subtitle C and Subtitle D Post-Closure Care Period Final Survey Report (March 2013)
»ASTSWMO Subtitle C and Subtitle D Post-Closure Care Period Final Survey Report (570 KB)

 

Hazardous Waste Subcommittee Policies and Publications

ASTSWMO Position Paper on e-Manifest Funding (October 2013)
»ASTSWMO Position Paper on e-Manifest Funding

The Hazardous Waste Subcommittee Comments on Revisions to "Waste Analysis at Facilities That Generate, Treat, Store, and Dispose of Hazardous Wastes: A Guidance Manual" (June 2013)
»Comments on Revisions to "Waste Analysis at Facilities That Generate, Treat, Store, and Dispose of Hazardous Wastes: A Guidance Manual"

ASTSWMO Comments on the December 9, 2011 Report titled “EPA Must Improve Oversight of State Enforcement”
»ASTSWMO Comments on the December 9, 2011 Report titled “EPA Must Improve Oversight of State Enforcement”

ASTSWMO and States comment on U.S. EPA's CCR NODA (November 2011)
»Cross-Programmatic Policies and Publications Page

The Hazardous Waste Recycling and Program Information Management Task Forces comment on the Definition of Solid Waste Notice Proposed Rule (76 FR 44094) (October 2011)
»Comments (383 KB)

The Hazardous Waste and Solid Waste Subcommittees provide input on the RCRA Messaging initiative. (October 2011)
»Comments (147 KB)

The Subcommittee requests a 60-day extension of the comment period for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) supplemental proposal to revise the definition of solid waste (DSW) rule (August 2011)
»Request (115 KB)

State Comments on the 2008 Mercury Export Ban (September 2009)
»Comments (17 KB)

State RCRA Subtitle C Core Hazardous Waste Management Program Implementation Costs - Final Report (January 2007)
»Final Report (759 KB)

 

 

Hazardous Waste Subcommittee and Task Force Policies and Publications (Prior to 2006)

Hazardous Waste Program Operations Task Force: Comments on the Hazardous Waste Generator Program (July 2004)
»Comments on the RCRA Hazardous Waste Generator Program (271 KB)

Hazardous Waste Recycling Task Force: Comments on Proposed Rule Regarding Conditional Exclusions Solvent-contaminated Industrial Wipes (April 2004)
»Comments on Exclusions for Solvent-contaminated Industrial Wipes (351 KB)

Hazardous Waste Subcommittee: Definition of Solid Waste (February 2004)
»Definition of Solid Waste - ASTSWMO Board Comments (14 KB)
»Definition of Solid Waste - Rule Comments (40 KB)

Hazardous Waste Subcommittee: Comments on U.S. EPA Information Collection (February 2002)
»Comments on Information Collection (97 KB)

Hazardous Waste Contaminated Media Task Force: Comments on the Proposed Rule "Requirements for Management of Hazardous Contaminated Media" (August 1996)
»Comments on Proposed Contaminated Media Rule (152 KB)

 

Presentations from Webinars

March 2014: Data Search and Results
Chris Roob (ND), Lynn Metcalf (VT), and Doug Nevel (NY) present on RCRAInfo, RCRARep, and ECHO.
»Data Search and Results Slides
»Data Search and Results Notes Pages

 

September 2013: RCRAInfo 101
Jim Pearson (WA Department of Ecology) presents a training by the Program Information Management Task Force on the basics of RCRAInfo.
»RCRAInfo 101 Slides
»RCRAInfo 101 Notes Pages

 

January 2013: Civil vs. Criminal Enforcement Training
Russell Deppe (VA DEQ) presents a training on criminal versus civil and administrative enforcement and the importance of inspection reports, the enforcement process, and quality data in building a solid case.
»Civil vs. Criminal Enforcement Presentation (PDF)


 

Selected Presentations from Past Meetings

RCRAInfo Challenges
Debbie Goodwin, Presented at the ASTSWMO Mid-Year Meeting, April 24, 2007, Providence, RI.
»RCRA Info presentation (24KB)

E-Manifest
Rich LaShier, Presented at the ASTSWMO Mid Year Meeting, April 24, 2007, Providence, RI.
»E-Manifest (16KB)

Hurricane Katrina and Rita Cleanups B State Experiences Mississippi
Richard Harrell, P.E., Presented at the State Hazardous Waste Conference, July 11-13, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
»Hurricane Katrina and Rita Cleanups B State Experiences Mississippi (13.5 MB)

Florida’s Experience with Disaster Planning and Response
Mary Jean Yon, Presented at the State Hazardous Waste Conference, July 11-13, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
»Florida (4.5 MB)

Chlorine Gas Train Derailment and Cleanup
Michael Spradlin, Presented at the State Hazardous Waste Conference, July 11-13, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
»Chlorine Gas Train Derailment and Cleanup (8 MB)

E-Waste Policy Development from the Regional and State Perspective
Garth Hickle, Presented at the State Hazardous Waste Conference, July 11-13, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
»E-Waste Policy Development from the Regional and State Perspective (371 KB)

Washington State’s E-Waste Policy
Jay Shepard, Presented at the State Hazardous Waste Conference, July 11-13, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
»Washington State’s E-Waste Policy (1 MB)

EPEAT – Defining and Promoting “Green” Computers
Jeff Scott, Presented at the State Hazardous Waste Conference, July 11-13, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
»EPEAT – Defining and Promoting “Green” Computers (148 KB)

Homeland Security/Emergency Response Program
Mike Dorsey, Presented at the State Hazardous Waste Conference, July 11-13, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
»Homeland Security/Emergency Response Program, West Virginia DEP (1.5 MB)

Overview of EPA’s Financial Assurance Compliance Tracking Tool (RCRA)
Shirin Venus, Presented at the State Hazardous Waste Conference, July 11-13, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
»Overview of EPA’s Financial Assurance Compliance Tracking Tool (173 KB)

California’s Financial Assurance Program (RCRA)
Barbara Coler and Frank Leclerc, Presented at the State Hazardous Waste Conference, July 11-13, 2006, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
»California’s Financial Assurance Program (188 KB)

 

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