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EPA's New Regulated Waste Definition Under RCRA

Learn how to classify waste and analyze exceptions or exemptions that may apply.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has revised its solid and hazardous waste rules under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to provide for different means of defining when a waste is regulated, whether it is a solid waste, or hazardous waste. In addition, the EPA has addressed issues relating to when a waste generator is regulated and to the degree to which the generator is regulated. This topic will walk you through the history of the rules, challenges that arose, and how the rules have changed. It will provide a how to approach to classifying waste and analyzing exceptions or exemptions that may apply.

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Agenda

What Are the New Regulatory Amendments Related to When a Waste Is a Solid Waste?

What Are the New Regulatory Amendments Related to Classifying a Solid Waste as a Hazardous Waste?

What Are the Exceptions for These Rules to Allow a Material to Avoid Regulation as a Solid or Hazardous Waste If It Is Being Reuse or Recycled?

How Has EPA Addressed Issues of the Amount of Hazardous Waste Generated by a Generator and the Rules That Apply to Them Based on That Size?

What Are Enforcement Issues That May Arise Around Hazardous Waste Generation and the Amount of Waste Generated?

How Should Generators Deal With These Enforcement Actions?

How Have Some of These Enforcement Actions Been Successfully Resolved?

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  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Areas of Professional Practice 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.5 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.50 hours. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, LLC. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     
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Scott D. Deatherage

Scott D. Deatherage

Gardere

  • Over 32 years of experience in environmental law
  • Served on local, state, and national bar association environmental committees and lead several of them
  • Successfully negotiated resolutions of classification of waste issues with state environmental agencies and the EPA
  • Negotiated with the State of Texas and the EPA in a hazardous waste enforcement action involving a claim the client was a large quantity generator
  • Convinced the state and the EPA that in fact the client had not violated any laws based on federal constitutional laws and state and federal statutes and regulations; the EPA dismissed the enforcement action
  • Resolved issues relating to waste classification involving wastes from steel plants, refineries, chemical plants, and a variety of other commercial and industrial processes
  • Top environmental lawyer by Best Lawyers of America, Texas Super Lawyers, Best Environmental Lawyers in Dallas, Best Lawyers in Dallas, Dallas Magazine, America‚Äôs Leading Lawyers for Business, and Who's Who Legal, Texas
  • Published a book with Oxford University Press entitled Carbon Trading Law and Practice
  • Taught climate change law at the University of Texas Law School
  • Can be contacted at 214-356-0979 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 402955
Published 2020
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