§ 6921 Identification and listing of hazardous waste
§ 6922 Standards applicable to generators of hazardous waste
§ 6923 Standards applicable to transporters of hazardous waste
§ 6924 Standards applicable to owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities
§ 6925 Permits for treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous waste
§ 6926 Authorized State hazardous waste programs
§ 6927 Inspections
§ 6928 Federal enforcement
§ 6929 Retention of State authority
§ 6930 Effective date
§ 6931 Authorization of assistance to States
§ 6933 Hazardous waste site inventory
§ 6934 Monitoring, analysis, and testing
§ 6935 Restrictions on recycled oil
§ 6936 Expansion during interim status
§ 6937 Inventory of Federal agency hazardous waste facilities
§ 6938 Export of hazardous wastes
§ 6939 Domestic sewage
§ 6939a Exposure information and health assessments
§ 6939b Interim control of hazardous waste injection
§ 6939c Mixed waste inventory reports and plan
§ 6939d Public vessels
§ 6939e Federally owned treatment works
§ 6939f Long-term storage
§ 6939g Hazardous waste electronic manifest system

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 42 > Chapter 82 > Subchapter III - Hazardous Waste Management

  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. See 42 USC 7292
  • association: when used in reference to a corporation, shall be deemed to embrace the words "successors and assigns of such company or association" in like manner as if these last-named words, or words of similar import, were expressed. See 1 USC 5
  • construction: means fabrication, erection, or installation of an affected unit. See 42 USC 7382e
  • demonstration: means the initial exhibition of a new technology process or practice or a significantly new combination or use of technologies, processes or practices, subsequent to the development stage, for the purpose of proving technological feasibility and cost effectiveness. See 42 USC 6903
  • disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any solid waste or hazardous waste into or on any land or water so that such solid waste or hazardous waste or any constituent thereof may enter the environment or be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including ground waters. See 42 USC 6903
  • existing unit: means a unit (including units subject to section 7411 of this title) that commenced commercial operation before November 15, 1990. See 42 USC 7382e
  • Federal agency: means any department, agency, or other instrumentality of the Federal Government, any independent agency or establishment of the Federal Government including any Government corporation, and the Government Publishing Office. See 42 USC 6903
  • generator: means a device that produces electricity and which is reported as a generating unit pursuant to Department of Energy Form 860. See 42 USC 7382e
  • hazardous waste: means a solid waste, or combination of solid wastes, which because of its quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical, or infectious characteristics may&mdash. See 42 USC 6903
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • manifest: means the form used for identifying the quantity, composition, and the origin, routing, and destination of hazardous waste during its transportation from the point of generation to the point of disposal, treatment, or storage. See 42 USC 6903
  • mixed waste: means waste that contains both hazardous waste and source, special nuclear, or by-product material subject to the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U. See 42 USC 6903
  • municipality: means a city, town, borough, county, parish, district, or other public body created by or pursuant to State law. See 42 USC 7292
  • new unit: means a unit that commences commercial operation on or after November 15, 1990. See 42 USC 7382e
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • permitting authority: means the Administrator, or the State or local air pollution control agency, with an approved permitting program under part B 3 of title III of the Act. See 42 USC 7382e
  • person: includes an individual, corporation, partnership, association, State, municipality, political subdivision of a State, and any agency, department, or instrumentality of the United States and any officer, agent, or employee thereof. See 42 USC 7292
  • recycled oil: means any used oil which is reused, following its original use, for any purpose (including the purpose for which the oil was originally used). See 42 USC 6903
  • reserve: means any bank of allowances established by the Administrator under this subchapter. See 42 USC 7382e
  • resource recovery: means the recovery of material or energy from solid waste. See 42 USC 6903
  • sludge: means any solid, semisolid or liquid waste generated from a municipal, commercial, or industrial wastewater treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility or any other such waste having similar characteristics and effects. See 42 USC 6903
  • solid waste: means any garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining, and agricultural operations, and from community activities, but does not include solid or dissolved material in domestic sewage, or solid or dissolved materials in irrigation return flows or industrial discharges which are point sources subject to permits under section 1342 of title 33, or source, special nuclear, or byproduct material as defined by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (68 Stat. See 42 USC 6903
  • solid waste management: means the systematic administration of activities which provide for the collection, source separation, storage, transportation, transfer, processing, treatment, and disposal of solid waste. See 42 USC 6903
  • State: means one of the 48 contiguous States and the District of Columbia. See 42 USC 7382e
  • State authority: means the agency established or designated under section 6947 of this title. See 42 USC 6903
  • storage: when used in connection with hazardous waste, means the containment of hazardous waste, either on a temporary basis or for a period of years, in such a manner as not to constitute disposal of such hazardous waste. See 42 USC 6903
  • treatment: when used in connection with hazardous waste, means any method, technique, or process, including neutralization, designed to change the physical, chemical, or biological character or composition of any hazardous waste so as to neutralize such waste or so as to render such waste nonhazardous, safer for transport, amenable for recovery, amenable for storage, or reduced in volume. See 42 USC 6903
  • unit: means a fossil fuel-fired combustion device. See 42 USC 7382e
  • used oil: means any oil which has been&mdash. See 42 USC 6903
  • vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See 1 USC 3
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See 1 USC 1