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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 3252

Regulations.

42 USC 6921.

PUBLIC LAW 98-616—NOV. 8, 1984

four months after the date of enactment of the Hazardous and Sohd Waste Amendments of 1984. If a final decision to grant or deny such a petition has not been promulgated after notice and opportunity for public comment within the time limit prescribed by the preceding sentence, any such temporary granting of such petition shall cease to be in effect. "(g) EP TOXICITY.—Not later than twenty-eight months after the date of enactment of the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984 the Administrator shall examine the deficiencies of the extraction procedure toxicity characteristic as a predictor of the leaching potential of wastes and make changes in the extraction procedure toxicity characteristic, including changes in the leaching media, as are necessary to insure that it accurately predicts the leaching potential of wastes which pose a threat to human health and the environment when mismanaged. "(h) ADDITIONAL CHARACTERISTICS.—Not later than two years after the date of enactment of the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984, the Administrator shall promulgate regulations under this section identifying additional characteristics of hazardous waste, including measures or indicators of toxicity.". (b) Section 3001(b)(1) of the Solid Waste Disposal Act is amended by adding the following at the end thereof: "The Administrator, in cooperation with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and the National Toxicology Program, shall also identify or list those hazardous wastes which shall be subject to the provisions of this subtitle solely because of the presence in such wastes of certain constituents (such as identified carcinogens, mutagens, or teratagens) at levels in excess of levels which endanger human health.". CLARIFICATION OF HOUSEHOLD WASTE EXCLUSION

Supra. 42 USC 6921.

SEC. 223. (a) Section 3001 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act is amended by adding the following new subsection at the end thereof: "(i) CLARIFICATION OF HOUSEHOLD WASTE EXCLUSION.—A resource recovery facility recovering energy from the mass burning of municipal solid waste shall not be deemed to be treating, storing, disposing of, or otherwise managing hazardous wastes for the purposes of regulation under this subtitle, if— "(1) such facility— "(A) receives and burns only— "(i) household waste (from single and multiple dwellings, hotels, motels, and other residential sources), and "(ii) solid waste from commercial or industrial sources that does not contain hazardous waste identified or listed under this section, and "(B) does not accept hazardous wastes identified or listed under this section, and "(2) the owner or operator of such facility has established contractual requirements or other appropriate notification or inspection procedures to assure that hazardous wastes are not received at or burned in such facility.". WASTE M I N I M I Z A T I O N

42 USC 6922.

SEC. 224. (a) Section 3002 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act is amended by—