Hazardous Waste Management System: Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste: Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Injectate in Geological Sequestration Activities

Docket ID: EPA-HQ-RCRA-2010-0695
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA finalized a rule conditionally excluding from the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act requirements carbon dioxide streams that otherwise meet the definition of hazardous waste, in order to facilitate implementation of geologic sequestration, while protecting human health and the environment.
RIN: 2050-AG60
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 260 to 261,40 CFR 9
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Spring 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 6912, 42 USC 6921 to 29, 42 USC 6934
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Federal, State, Tribal
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM08/08/201176 FR 48073
Notice09/09/201176 FR 55846
Final Rule01/03/201479 FR 350
Final Rule Effective03/04/2014
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): Carbon Dioxide, CO2, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Capture and Storage
Type: Rulemaking
Location: HQ-RCRA

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Oct 11, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/09/2011
ID: EPA-HQ-RCRA-2010-0695-0054
Comment Period Closed
Oct 07, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/08/2011
ID: EPA-HQ-RCRA-2010-0695-0001
Comments Not Accepted
Posted: 01/03/2014
ID: EPA-HQ-RCRA-2010-0695-0090

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/03/2014
ID: EPA-HQ-RCRA-2010-0695-0106
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/03/2014
ID: EPA-HQ-RCRA-2010-0695-0109
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 01/03/2014
ID: EPA-HQ-RCRA-2010-0695-0100


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Ross Elliott
703 308-8748
703 308-0514 (Fax)
5304P, Washington, DC 20460
Washington, DC 20460
Melissa Kaps
703 308-6787
5304P, Washington, DC 20460
Washington, DC 20460
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