Free Access to Federal Environmental Regulations - from EHSO and the EPA

Free Access to Federal Environmental Regulations - from EHSO and the EPA

Federal Environmental Regulations 

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TITLE 40--PROTECTION OF ENVIRONMENT

Chapter I - Environmental Protection Agency

The US EPA environmental regulations are present in code order. If you are unfamiliar with the code system (for example, waste regulations are found in subpart I 240 - 283, hazardous waste at 260- 280), use your browser's page search function - or scroll through the list. Clicking on a link will bring up that set of regulations for viewing or download - free. The parts listed under each subchapter access the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) database available from the Government Printing Office (GPO). bullet

Non-hazardous Waste

Title 40 of the CFR parts 239 through 259 contain the regulations for solid waste. The requirements for underground storage tanks, which are also regulated under RCRA, are located in title 40 CFR part 280. A list of all solid waste regulations with links to the regulatory text is provided below:

Hazardous Waste

The regulations governing hazardous waste identification, classification, generation, management and disposal are found in title 40 CFR parts 260 through 273.

Other RCRA Regulations

EPA also established regulations for managing used oil and standards for underground storage tanks, which can be found in title 40 CFR parts 279 through 282.