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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, enacted in 1976, establishes a regulatory structure for handling, storage, treatment, and disposal of solid and hazardous wastes. Many products and materials are regulated under this at, including commercial chemical products; manufactured chemical intermediates; contaminated soil, water, or other debris resulting from the cleanup of a spill into water or on dry land; and containers and inner liners of the containers used to hold waste or residue.

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Last Updated: January 04, 2017