Waste Management Part 2 (Recordkeeping)

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Basic recordkeeping and reporting requirements pursuant to RCRA regulations


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the three categories of hazardous waste generators pursuant to RCRA?
    • A. 

      High volume generators, exempt generators, low volume generators

    • B. 

      Large quantity generators, small quantity generators, special generators

    • C. 

      Conditionally exempt small quantity generators, large quantity generators, small quantity generators

  • 2. 
    Under RCRA, who is ulitmately responsible for the proper management of hazardous waste?
    • A. 

      The generator

    • B. 

      The TSDF

    • C. 

      The generator and the TSDF are equally responsible

  • 3. 
    The acronym TSDF stands for: treatment storage and disposal facility
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Who is required to write and maintain a hazardous waste contingency plan?
    • A. 

      Both LQGs and SQGs, CESQGs are exempt

    • B. 

      ALL generators of hazardous waste

    • C. 

      LQGs only

  • 5. 
    The statute of limitations for RCRA is 5 years (i.e. the length of time that records need to be maintained.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    All generators of hazardous waste must post emergency information next to the phone (preferably in the vicinity of the accumulation area)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A hazardous waste accumulation label must contain the following information:
    • A. 

      Generator ID Number, date container was filled, hazard class

    • B. 

      Proper DOT shipping name, start date of accumulation, responsible official

    • C. 

      General facility information, type of waste generated, start date of accumulation

  • 8. 
    Both LQGs and SQGs are required to conduct weekly inpsections of their hazardous waste accumulation areas and document the results.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A generator MUST recieve a signed copy of the hazardous waste manifest from the TSDF (treatment storage and disposal facility) within how many days?
    • A. 

      45

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      35

  • 10. 
    A "large quantity generator" (LQG) of hazardous waste is a facility that generates how much waste?
    • A. 

      More than 2,200 lbs/mo

    • B. 

      More than 22,000 lbs/mo

    • C. 

      None of the above

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