Resource Conservation And Recovery Act (Rcra)

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Emphasis of RCRA, ammendments, terminology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are some of the ways RCRA controls solid and hazardous waste?
  • 2. 
    Describe a transporter and give the department who oversees them.
  • 3. 
    What are the four major concepts of RCRA?
  • 4. 
    Give examples of EPA "Solid Waste".
  • 5. 
    Give examples of EPA "Non Solid Wastes".
  • 6. 
    Which of the following statement is NOT true concerning RCRA.
    • A. 

      RCRA was established in 1976.

    • B. 

      Under 40 CFR 240-280.

    • C. 

      Major emphasis of RCRA is control of solid and hazardous waste disposal.

    • D. 

      RCRA was established in 1988.

  • 7. 
    True or false? RCRA was ammended in 1984 by the Hazardous Waste Amendments 40 CFR 280.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 8. 
    What did the RCRA ammendments do?
    • A. 

      Encouraged waste recycling, reuse, minimization.

    • B. 

      Made it so land disposal should be the generator's first solution.

    • C. 

      Enabled the disposal of "free liquids".

    • D. 

      Created less stringent standards for landfills.

    • E. 

      Created allowances on the land disposal of hazardous waste.

  • 9. 
    The term for a producer of waste is _________.
  • 10. 
    A ___________ is anyone who generates more than or equal to 1,000 Kg/month (2200 lbs) hazardous waste, greater than or equal to 1 Kg/month (2.2 lbs) of acutely hazardous waste.
  • 11. 
    How many days may a LQG accumulate hazardous waste on-site central accumulation areas without a permit?
    • A. 

      280 days

    • B. 

      180 days

    • C. 

      90 days

    • D. 

      24 hours

  • 12. 
    A ____________ is anyone who generates less than 1000 Kg/month, but generates greater than or equal to 100 Kg/month. 
  • 13. 
    True or false? A SQG is allowed to accumulate hazardous waste on-site central accumulation areas for 90 days without permit, and 270 days without permit, if the generator site is more than 200 miles from the Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facility (TSDF).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A ____________ is anyone who generates less than 100 Kg/month Hazardous waste and less than 1 Kg/month Acutely Hazardous Waste.
  • 15. 
    Which is NOT true of Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities?
    • A. 

      Treatment of waste includes changing the chemical, physical, or biological nature of the material.

    • B. 

      The facility hold waste until someone does something else with the material.

    • C. 

      Disposal is done by incineration or placement in permitted landfills.

    • D. 

      TSDF are under DOT jurisdiction.

    • E. 

      TSDF are under EPA jurisdiction.

  • 16. 
    True or false? Solid Waste includes any garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply plant, or air pollution control facility and other discarded material including: solids, liquids, semi-liquids, and contained gaseous material.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 17. 
    The used/reused relief rule allows a material to be used or reused as a(n) ____________ in a process to make a product, it is not a waste.
  • 18. 
    True or false? In order for waste to be considered hazardous, it must first be classified as a solid waste.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

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