US Army Corps of Engineers: Effectively Working with State and Federal Regulators

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Page 4 - The purposes of this title are (1) to protect and enhance the quality of the Nation's air resources so as to promote the public health and welfare and the productive capacity of its population...
Page 34 - States to the extent that hazardous materials as defined by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA) (as amended by the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984) are involved.
Page 13 - President determines that there may be an imminent and substantial endangerment to the public health or welfare or the environment because of an actual or threatened release of a hazardous substance from a facility...
Page 8 - Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, upon receipt of evidence that the past or present handling, storage, treatment, transportation or disposal of any solid waste or hazardous waste may present an imminent and substantial endangerment to health or the environment...
Page 11 - Remedial actions in which treatment which permanently and significantly reduces the volume, toxicity or mobility of the hazardous substances, pollutants, and contaminants is a principal element, are to be preferred over remedial actions not involving such treatment.
Page 34 - CFR 302.4. A release report may trigger a response by EPA, or by one or more Federal or State emergency response authorities. EPA implements hazardous substance responses according to procedures outlined in the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) (40 CFR Part 300). The NCP includes provisions for permanent cleanups, known as remedial actions, and other cleanups referred to as "removals.
Page 11 - CERCLA section 9607 provides that the owner or operator of a facility from which there is a release or a threatened release...
Page 4 - The concept of waste minimization gained an elevated national prominence in 1984 with the passage of the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984.
Page 34 - The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1976 completely replaced the previous language of the Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1965 to address the enormous growth in the production of waste. The objectives of this act were to promote the protection of health and the environment and to conserve valuable materials and energy resources by (4,5).

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