Industrial and Hazardous Waste Respond to each question with a minimum of a 250 word discussion on..

Industrial and Hazardous Waste

Respond to each question with a minimum of a 250 word discussion on the topic (500 total). You are required to use at least the references in the reading assignment, but are also encouraged to seek additional information from external resources. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.Assume that you have RCRA responsibilities at your manufacturing facility. As a refiner of petroleum products, you collect and drum waste material from the bottom of the distillation column. The production department has concluded that this material has no commercial value and is to be disposed as a hazardous waste. Go through the cradle-to-grave process of: generator, transporter, storage, treatment, and disposal for how the drummed material will be managed at each stage. List the key activities for each step and the key regulatory requirements to be met.

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 Assume that your facility has established itself as a Small Quantity Generator (SQG) facility. For the last three years, you have met the requirements and documented your status. When a big project comes into the shop, senior management sees dollar signs and says to do whatever it takes to satisfy the customer. When the numbers are added up at the end of the month, the site finds out that it now qualifies as a Large Quantity Generator (LQG). Detail the steps and actions that need to be done to bring the site into compliance as a LQG.

 

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Respond to each question with a minimum of a 250 word discussion on the topic (500 total). You are required to use at least the references in the reading assignment, but are also encouraged to seek additional information from external resources. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

Sources:

Boz, Allen, & Hamilton. (n.d.) Session 1 RCRA overview and basics [PowerPoint Presentation]. Retrieved from .

 

Deeds, D. A., & Gioiello, C. D., (2012). Introduction to GHS for the classification and labeling of chemicals [PowerPoint Presentation]. Presented at Hazcom 2012, Chicago, IL. Retrieved from

 

Delegation of the European Union in China (Trans.) (2011). China’s twelfth five year plan (2011-2015) – the full English version. Retrieved from

 

Nagle, L. J. (2001). RCRA subtitle I: The federal underground storage tank program. ELR NEWS & ANALYSIS. Retrieved from Davis, Graham, & Stubbs LLP website:

 

United Nations. (2013). The globally harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals (GHS): Purpose, scope and application. Retrieved from United Nations Economic Commission for Europe website:

 

United States Department of Labor. (n.d.) OSHA: A guide to the globally harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals (GHS). Retrieved from

 

United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2011). Superfund: CERCLA overview. Retrieved from

 

United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2014). Superfund: Cleaning up the nation’s hazardous wastes sites. Retrieved from http://www.epa.gov/superfund/index.htm

 

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 Assume that you have RCRA responsibilities at your manufacturing facility. As a refiner of petroleum products, you collect and drum waste material from the bottom of the distillation column. The production department has concluded that this material has no commercial value and is to be disposed as a hazardous waste. Go through

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the cradle-to-grave process of: generator, transporter, storage, treatment, and disposal for how the drummed material will be managed at each stage. List the key activities for each step and the key regulatory requirements to be met.

 Assume that your facility has established itself as a Small Quantity Generator (SQG) facility. For the last three years, you have met the requirements and documented your status. When a big project comes into the shop, senior management sees dollar signs and says to do whatever it takes to satisfy the customer. When the numbers are added up at the end of the month, the site finds out that it now qualifies as a Large Quantity Generator (LQG). Detail the steps and actions that need to be done to bring the site into compliance as a LQG.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RCRA Company has been collecting drum waste materials from the bottom of distillation column. This practice has no value to the factory and community. And it is regarded as hazardous waste. The cradle to organize a prospectus generators, transporters, storage, and disposal material in every stage was revised to fit to the current government regulations. As a refiner in the district we have embraced several rules that attached to general environmental prospect. As we collect material from the bottom of distillation column, we have to adhere to environmental legal requirements.

My company established a Small Quantity Generator (SQG) facility……………..

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