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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter IPart 262Subpart B → §262.27


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 262—STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO GENERATORS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE
Subpart B—Manifest Requirements Applicable to Small and Large Quantity Generators


§262.27   Waste minimization certification.

A generator who initiates a shipment of hazardous waste must certify to one of the following statements in Item 15 of the uniform hazardous waste manifest:

(a) “I am a large quantity generator. I have a program in place to reduce the volume and toxicity of waste generated to the degree I have determined to be economically practicable and I have selected the practicable method of treatment, storage, or disposal currently available to me which minimizes the present and future threat to human health and the environment;” or

(b) “I am a small quantity generator. I have made a good faith effort to minimize my waste generation and select the best waste management method that is available to me and that I can afford.”

[70 FR 10817, Mar. 4, 2005]

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