Frequent Questions

If a prohibited waste is both listed under 40 CFR Part 261, Subpart D, and exhibits a characteristic under Part 261, Subpart C, does the waste need to meet the Part 268 land disposal restrictions (LDR) treatment standards for both the listed and character

Where a prohibited waste is both listed under Part 261, Subpart D, and exhibits a characteristic under Part 261, Subpart C, the treatment standard for the waste code listed in Part 261, Subpart D will operate in lieu of the standard for the waste code under Part 261, Subpart C, provided that the treatment standard for the listed waste includes a treatment standard for the constituent that causes the waste to exhibit the characteristic. Otherwise, the waste must meet the treatment standards for all applicable listed and characteristic waste codes (Section 268.9(b)).

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