EPA Office of Compliance Sector Notebook Project: Profile of the Transportation equipment cleaning industry

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Office of Compliance, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1995 - Transportation equipment industry - 66 pages

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Page 38 - 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 35 - Category iii: Facilities classified as SIC 10-metal mining; SIC 12-coal mining; SIC 13-oil and gas extraction; and SIC 14-nonmetallic mineral mining. Category iv: Hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal facilities. Category v: Landfills, land application sites, and open dumps that receive or have received industrial wastes. Category vi: Facilities classified as SIC 5015-used motor vehicle parts; and SIC 5093-automotive scrap and waste material recycling facilities.
Page 35 - SIC 5171-petroleum bulk storage stations and terminals. Category ix: Sewage treatment works. Category x: Construction activities except operations that result in the disturbance of less than five acres of total land area. Category xi: Facilities classified as SIC 20-food and kindred products; SIC...
Page 31 - Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) containing petroleum and hazardous substances are regulated under Subtitle I of RCRA. Subtitle I regulations (40 CFR Part 280) contain tank design and release detection requirements, as well as financial responsibility and corrective action standards for USTs. The UST program also includes upgrade requirements for existing tanks that must be met by December 22, 1998.
Page 36 - Safe Drinking Water Act The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) mandates that EPA establish regulations to protect human health from contaminants in drinking water. The law authorizes EPA to develop national drinking water standards and to create a joint federal-state system to ensure compliance with these standards. The SDWA also directs EPA to protect underground sources of drinking water through the control of underground injection of fluid wastes.
Page 31 - This law created a tax on the chemical and petroleum industries and provided broad federal authority to respond directly to releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances that may endanger public health or the environment.
Page 45 - EPA has focused much of its attention on measuring compliance with specific environmental statutes. This approach allows the...

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