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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter IPart 279Subpart D → §279.31


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 279—STANDARDS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF USED OIL
Subpart D—Standards for Used Oil Collection Centers and Aggregation Points


§279.31   Used oil collection centers.

(a) Applicability. This section applies to owners or operators of used oil collection centers. A used oil collection center is any site or facility that accepts/aggregates and stores used oil collected from used oil generators regulated under subpart C of this part who bring used oil to the collection center in shipments of no more than 55 gallons under the provisions of §279.24(a). Used oil collection centers may also accept used oil from household do-it-yourselfers.

(b) Used oil collection center requirements. Owners or operators of all used oil collection centers must:

(1) Comply with the generator standards in subpart C of this part; and

(2) Be registered/licensed/permitted/recognized by a state/county/municipal government to manage used oil.

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