What To Know About New RCRA Post-Closure Care Guidance

Law360, New York (March 14, 2017, 11:19 AM EDT) -- Megan E. McLean

Megan Galey Under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. §§6901 et seq., hazardous waste land disposal units in operation after Nov. 19, 1980, are subject to the RCRA hazardous waste management regulatory program. After closure of a hazardous waste land disposal unit where waste remains in place, RCRA regulations require the owner or operator (owner/operator) to perform post-closure care activities and provide financial assurance for the estimated costs of the post-closure care. The regulations require a 30-year post-closure care period, though the post-closure period may be extended by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency or an authorized...

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