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EPA/SWER RIN: 2050-AG70 Publication ID: Spring 2015 
Title: Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule 
Abstract:

This rule would make various changes to the hazardous-waste generator regulatory program to improve its clarity and effectiveness. One improvement under consideration would consolidate all of the hazardous-waste generator regulations, where appropriate, in part 262 of title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Another possible improvement would require small- and large-quantity generators to include additional information on container labels to better communicate risks associated with their contents. In order to provide generators with greater flexibility in complying with the RCRA regulations, another improvement under consideration would allow generators to maintain their regulatory status even though, because of an episodic event, they moved into a higher regulatory status temporarily. This improvement would allow episodic generators to follow streamlined requirements that are fully protective of human health and the environment.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 268    40 CFR 270    40 CFR 273    40 CFR 258    40 CFR parts 260 to 265     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 6912    42 U.S.C. 6921    42 U.S.C. 6922    42 U.S.C. 6923    42 U.S.C. 6924    42 U.S.C. 6927    42 U.S.C. 6907    42 U.S.C. 6930   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  07/00/2015 
Final Rule  To Be Determined 
Additional Information: Includes Retrospective Review under Executive Order 13563.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Sectors Affected: 22 Utilities; 31-33 Manufacturing; 44-45 Retail Trade; 48-49 Transportation and Warehousing 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jim O'Leary
Environmental Protection Agency
Solid Waste and Emergency Response
5304P, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 308-8827
Fax:703 308-0514
Email: oleary.jim@epa.gov

Kathy Lett
Environmental Protection Agency
Solid Waste and Emergency Response
Mail Code 5304P, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 605-0761
Email: blanton.katherine@epa.gov