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EPA/OLEM RIN: 2050-AG90 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: ●Internet Posting Requirements for Hazardous Waste Exports and Imports 

The EPA is considering amending existing regulations in 40 CFR parts 262, 264, and 265, regarding the export and import of hazardous wastes from and into the United States. The EPA is making these changes to: improve protection of public health and hazardous wastes and ensure accessibility and transparency of export and import documentation. Specifically, the Agency plans to revise the existing regulations to require exporters of hazardous waste and facilities receiving hazardous waste import shipments to maintain a single Web site ("Export/Import Web site") to which documents can be posted regarding the confirmation of receipt and confirmation of completed recovery or disposal of individual hazardous waste import and export shipments. These changes will improve information on the movement and disposition of hazardous wastes, improving the Agency's ability to monitor compliance with applicable legal requirements; and will enable regulated parties, interested members of the community, and the government to benefit from the electronic provision of data. The EPA is also considering a confidentiality determination to exclude hazardous waste import, export, and transit documents and cathode ray tube export documents from confidential business information (CBI) claims.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 260    40 CFR 262    40 CFR 264    40 CFR 265    40 CFR 267   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.    42 U.S.C. 6912    42 U.S.C. 6922 to 6924    42 U.S.C. 6938   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
Sectors Affected: 211 Oil and Gas Extraction; 324 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing; 325 Chemical Manufacturing; 326 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing; 327 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing; 331 Primary Metal Manufacturing; 332 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing; 333 Machinery Manufacturing; 334 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing; 335 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing; 336 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing; 339 Miscellaneous Manufacturing; 423 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods; 424 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods; 522 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities; 525 Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles; 531 Real Estate; 541 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services; 561 Administrative and Support Services; 562 Waste Management and Remediation Services; 721 Accommodation; 813 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Laura Coughlan
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Land and Emergency Management
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 5304P,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 308-0005
Fax:703 308-0514

Lia Yohannes
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Land and Emergency Management
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 5304P,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 308-8413