Guidelines for State Adoption of Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Regulations by Reference

This document serves as a brief guideline for adopting the federal code by reference. This guidance was developed from the following:

  1. information found in EPA’s State Authorization Manual (SAM), checklists, and guidance materials from Region 9's Office of Regional Counsel;
  2. input from Debra Craig, EPA Region 2 and Jerry Sanger, Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality; and
  3. working with regulations as part of State authorization package review.
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