Part 239 Requirements for State Permit Program Determination of Adequacy
Part 240 Guidelines for the Thermal Processing of Solid Wastes
Part 241 Solid Wastes Used as Fuels or Ingredients in Combustion Units
Part 243 Guidelines for the Storage and Collection of Residential, Commercial, and Institutional Solid Waste
Part 246 Source Separation for Materials Recovery Guidelines
Part 247 Comprehensive Procurement Guideline for Products Containing Recovered Materials
Part 254 Prior Notice of Citizen Suits
Part 255 Identification of Regions and Agencies for Solid Waste Management
Part 256 Guidelines for Development and Implementation of State Solid Waste Management Plans
Part 257 Criteria for Classification of Solid Waste Disposal Facilities and Practices
Part 258 Criteria for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
Part 260 Hazardous Waste Management System: General
Part 261 Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste
Part 262 Standards Applicable to Generators of Hazardous Waste
Part 263 Standards Applicable to Transporters of Hazardous Waste
Part 264 Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
Part 265 Interim Status Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities
Part 266 Standards for the Management of Specific Hazardous Wastes and Specific Types of Hazardous Waste Management Facilities
Part 267 Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Facilities Operating Under a Standardized Permit
Part 268 Land Disposal Restrictions
Part 270 EPA Administered Permit Programs: the Hazardous Waste Permit Program
Part 271 Requirements for Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Programs
Part 272 Approved State Hazardous Waste Management Programs
Part 273 Standards for Universal Waste Management
Part 278 Criteria for the Management of Granular Mine Tailings (Chat) in Asphalt Concrete and Portland Cement Concrete in Transportation Construction Projects Funded in Whole or in Part by Federal Funds
Part 279 Standards for the Management of Used Oil
Part 280 Technical Standards and Corrective Action Requirements for Owners and Operators of Underground Storage Tanks (UST)
Part 281 Approval of State Underground Storage Tank Programs
Part 282 Approved Underground Storage Tank Programs

Terms Used In CFR > Title 40 > Chapter I > Subchapter I - Solid Wastes

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • assets: means all existing and all probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by a particular entity as a result of past transactions. See 40 CFR 280.92
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act: Prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because an applicant receives income from a public assistance program. Source: OCC
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Layover: Informal term for a period of delay required by rule. For example, when a bill or other measure is reported from committee, it may be considered on the floor only after it "lies over" for one legislative day and after the written report has been available for two calendar days. Layover periods may be waived by unanimous consent.
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.