Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Training Module about Permits and Interim Status

This training module:

  • Lists the types of waste management activities that require a permit
  • Defines "existing hazardous waste facility" and "new hazardous waste facility"
  • Identifies the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) sections relevant to Part A and Part B permit application requirements and briefly describes the difference between the two parts
  • Outlines the steps in the permitting process from interim status to receipt of a permit
  • Cites the CFR sections pertaining to permit duration and modifications
  • Identifies the differences among permit modification classes
  • Lists the special forms of permits
  • Lists the types of facilities that may qualify for a permit-by-rule
  • States the eligibility requirements for interim status and the conditions for termination of interim status
  • Lists the conditions for changes during interim status
  • Describes various regulatory developments and current EPA initiatives to improve the permitting program
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