ERIC Number: ED503687
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec-1
Abstractor: As Provided
Standards Applicable to Generators of Hazardous Waste; Alternative Requirements for Hazardous Waste Determination and Accumulation of Unwanted Material at Laboratories Owned by Colleges and Universities and Other Eligible Academic Entities Formally Affiliated With Colleges and Universities. Final Rule. Federal Register, Environmental Protection Agency. 40 CFR Parts 261 and 262. Part II
National Archives and Records Administration
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) is finalizing an alternative set of generator requirements applicable to laboratories owned by eligible academic entities, as defined in this final rule. The rule provides a flexible and protective set of regulations that address the specific nature of hazardous waste generation and accumulation in laboratories at colleges and universities, as well as other eligible academic entities formally affiliated with colleges and universities. This final rule is optional and colleges and universities and other eligible academic entities formally affiliated with a college or university have the choice of managing their hazardous wastes in accordance with the new alternative regulations as set forth in this final regulation or remaining subject to the existing generator regulations. This final rule is effective December 31, 2008.
Descriptors: Federal Regulation, Hazardous Materials, Laboratories, Environmental Standards, Sanitation, Colleges, Universities
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: National Archives and Records Services (GSA), Washington, DC. Office of the Federal Register.