[Sqg-program] Proposed Rule Review and Request for Comments- Extension of Comment Period

Perrigan, Glen Glen.Perrigan at dep.state.fl.us
Mon Nov 9 08:54:09 EST 2015


Subject: Proposed Rule Review and Request for Comments- Extension of Comment Period

November 5, 2015 (80 FR 68490) -- Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements; Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) is announcing an extension to the comment period for the proposed rule on improvements to the generator regulations published in the Federal Register on September 25, 2015. EPA is proposing to revise the hazardous waste generator regulations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to improve compliance and thereby enhance protection of human health and the environment. Specifically, EPA proposes to revise certain components of the hazardous waste generator regulatory program; address gaps in the regulations; provide greater flexibility for hazardous waste generators to manage their hazardous waste in a cost-effective and protective manner; reorganize the hazardous waste regulations to make them more user friendly and thus improve their usability by the regulated community; and make technical corrections and conforming changes to address inadvertent errors, remove obsolete references to programs that no longer exist, and improve the readability of the regulations. The comment period is being extended to December 24, 2015.

DATES: Comments on the proposed rule published September 25, 2015 (80 FR 57918) must be received on or before December 24, 2015.

COMMENTS DUE:  To Tallahassee by Wednesday, November 25, 2015


From: Horlick, Susan
Sent: Friday, September 25, 2015 2:16 PM
To: Kiger, Wayne; McBride, Ashanti; Ray, Steve; Tedder, Richard; Tenace, Laurie; White, Kirk; Bayly, Karen; Bentzen, Danielle; Byer, James; Chisolm, Jack; Eckoff, Michael; Fitzsimmons, Michael; 'Goddard, Charles'; Kantor, Karen E.; Knauss, Elizabeth; Lubozynski, Tom; Lurix, Joe; Miller, Gary; Patel, Ashwin; Russell, Edward; Valade, Vicky; 'Valin, Debby'; Watkins, Aaron; White, John; Winston, Kathy; Ashwood, Janet; Bahr, Tim; Baker, Bryan; Carrie Kruchell; Horlick, Susan; Kothur, Bheem; Perrigan, Glen; Rainey, Julie C.; Russell, Merlin; Tripp, Anthony
Subject: Proposed Rule Review and Request for Comments

September 25, 2015 (80 FR 57918) -- Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements; Proposed rule.

SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) is proposing to revise the hazardous waste generator regulations under the
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to improve compliance and thereby enhance protection of human health and the environment.
Specifically, EPA proposes to revise certain components of the hazardous waste generator regulatory program; address gaps in the regulations; provide
greater flexibility for hazardous waste generators to manage their hazardous waste in a cost-effective and protective manner; reorganize the hazardous waste
generator regulations to make them more user-friendly and thus improve their usability by the regulated community; and make technical corrections and conforming changes to address inadvertent errors, remove obsolete references to programs that no longer exist, and improve the readability of the regulations.
These proposed changes are both a result of EPA's experience in implementing and evaluating the hazardous waste generator program over the last 30 years, as well as a response to concerns and issues identified by the states and regulated community.

DATES: Comments must be received to EPA on or before November 24, 2015.

COMMENTS DUE:  To Tallahassee by Friday- October 23, 2015

Susan Horlick
Environmental Specialist III
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Hazardous Waste Program & Permitting
Phone (850)-245-8778
FAX (850) 245-8803
Susan.Horlick at dep.state.fl.us<mailto:Susan.Horlick at dep.state.fl.us>


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