RCRA - Preparing for Transportation, Manifesting, and LDR
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The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was passed by congress in 1976 to manage hazardous wastes. RCRA regulations apply to any company that generates, transports, treats, stores, or disposes of hazardous waste. Generators (anyone that generates a hazardous waste) represent the first step in the management of hazardous waste. Once a generator has accumulated hazardous waste, it needs to be treated and disposed of. This often requires transporting the waste off-site to a treatment or disposal facility. A hazardous waste generator's responsibility is to correctly classify, package, and label the hazardous waste so it can be easily identified and appropriately handled by the transporter, and delivered to the treatment, storage, or disposal facility (TSDF). This course covers preparation steps for transportation, hazardous waste training requirements, hazardous waste manifest, land disposal restrictions (LDR), and alternative treatment standards.