RCRA was established in 1976.
Under 40 CFR 240-280.
Major emphasis of RCRA is control of solid and hazardous waste disposal.
RCRA was established in 1988.
Encouraged waste recycling, reuse, minimization.
Made it so land disposal should be the generator's first solution.
Enabled the disposal of "free liquids".
Created less stringent standards for landfills.
Created allowances on the land disposal of hazardous waste.
Treatment of waste includes changing the chemical, physical, or biological nature of the material.
The facility hold waste until someone does something else with the material.
Disposal is done by incineration or placement in permitted landfills.
TSDF are under DOT jurisdiction.
TSDF are under EPA jurisdiction.