ASTSWMO Hazardous Waste Subcommittee Comments on Proposed RCRA Refrigerants Recycling Standards

On December 18, 2023, the ASTSWMO Hazardous Waste Subcommittee submitted comments to EPA regarding proposed alternative standards for certain ignitable spent refrigerants under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) within the proposed rule, Phasedown of Hydrofluorocarbons: Management of Certain Hydrofluorocarbons and Substitutes Under Subsection (h) of the American Innovation and Manufacturing Act of 2020.

Task Force Comments on EPA Memorandum: Integrating Climate Change Adaptation Considerations into the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Corrective Action Process

On November 16, 2023, the Corrective Action and Permitting (CAP) Task Force within ASTSWMO’s Hazardous Waste Subcommittee provided comments to EPA on the draft memo, Integrating Climate Change Adaptation Considerations into the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Corrective Action Process.

2023 ASTSWMO Hazardous Waste Management Program Implementation Costs Report

At the request of the ASTSWMO Board of Directors, the Hazardous Waste Funding Workgroup within the Hazardous Waste Subcommittee has prepared this Hazardous Waste Management Program Implementation Costs report. State and Tribal Assistance Grant (STAG) funding is provided by EPA to the 48 authorized States, Washington, DC, and Guam. This report reflects cost data received in the form of survey responses from all 50 authorized hazardous waste programs.

Emerging Wastes from Renewable Energy Sources Fact Sheets

The Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement (CME) Task Force within the ASTSWMO Hazardous Waste Subcommittee and the Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Task Force within the ASTSWMO Materials Management Subcommittee collaborated to produce a series of three fact sheets on emerging wastes from renewable energy sources: lithium-ion batteries with a focus on electric vehicle batteries; photovoltaic modules; and wind turbine blades. The fact sheets are intended to be living documents to be periodically updated with new information.

2022 Joint Hazardous Waste & Materials Management Training Presentations

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Presentations