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Compliance Guide Update Service July 2015

July 2 Environmental Protection Agency

 

FR 80 37992-37994 40 CFR Part 262 Trans boundary Shipments of Hazardous Wastes Between OECD Member Countries: Revisions to the List of OECD Member Countries

Final Rule

 

Summary: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) is amending certain existing regulations that apply to the transboundary movement of hazardous waste among the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Member countries as promulgated under the hazardous waste provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Specifically, EPA is updating the list of OECD member countries to add Estonia, Israel, and Slovenia. This amendment is necessary to accurately reflect the change in OECD Member countries that have implemented OECD Decision C(2001)107 and can trade hazardous wastes for recovery operations with other OECD countries under the procedure set forth in that Decision.

 

Dates: This final rule is effective on July 2, 2015.

 

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