42 U.S. Code § 6912 - Authorities of Administrator

(a) Authorities
In carrying out this chapter, the Administrator is authorized to—
(1) prescribe, in consultation with Federal, State, and regional authorities, such regulations as are necessary to carry out his functions under this chapter;
(2) consult with or exchange information with other Federal agencies undertaking research, development, demonstration projects, studies, or investigations relating to solid waste;
(3) provide technical and financial assistance to States or regional agencies in the development and implementation of solid waste plans and hazardous waste management programs;
(4) consult with representatives of science, industry, agriculture, labor, environmental protection and consumer organizations, and other groups, as he deems advisable;
(5) utilize the information, facilities, personnel and other resources of Federal agencies, including the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Bureau of the Census, on a reimbursable basis, to perform research and analyses and conduct studies and investigations related to resource recovery and conservation and to otherwise carry out the Administrator’s functions under this chapter; and
(6) to delegate to the Secretary of Transportation the performance of any inspection or enforcement function under this chapter relating to the transportation of hazardous waste where such delegation would avoid unnecessary duplication of activity and would carry out the objectives of this chapter and of chapter 51 of title 49.
(b) Revision of regulations
Each regulation promulgated under this chapter shall be reviewed and, where necessary, revised not less frequently than every three years.
(c) Criminal investigations
In carrying out the provisions of this chapter, the Administrator, and duly-designated agents and employees of the Environmental Protection Agency, are authorized to initiate and conduct investigations under the criminal provisions of this chapter, and to refer the results of these investigations to the Attorney General for prosecution in appropriate cases.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–272, title II, § 2002, as added Pub. L. 94–580, § 2,Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2804; amended Pub. L. 96–482, § 5,Oct. 21, 1980, 94 Stat. 2335; Pub. L. 98–616, title IV, § 403(d)(4),Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3272; Pub. L. 100–418, title V, § 5115(c),Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1433.)
Codification

In subsec. (a)(6), “chapter 51 of title 49” substituted for “the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act [49 App. U.S.C. 1801 et seq.]” on authority of Pub. L. 103–272, § 6(b),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1378, the first section of which enacted subtitles II, III, and V to X of Title 49, Transportation.
Amendments

1988—Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 100–418substituted “National Institute of Standards and Technology” for “National Bureau of Standards”.
1984—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–616added subsec. (c).
1980—Subsec. (a)(6). Pub. L. 96–482added par. (6).
Transfer of Functions

For transfer of certain enforcement functions of Administrator or other official of Environmental Protection Agency under this chapter to Federal Inspector, Office of Federal Inspector for the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System, and subsequent transfer to Secretary of Energy, then to Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects, see note set out under section 6903 of this title.

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40 CFR - Protection of Environment

40 CFR Part 2 - PUBLIC INFORMATION

40 CFR Part 3 - CROSS-MEDIA ELECTRONIC REPORTING

40 CFR Part 9 - OMB APPROVALS UNDER THE PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT

40 CFR Part 22 - CONSOLIDATED RULES OF PRACTICE GOVERNING THE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSESSMENT OF CIVIL PENALTIES AND THE REVOCATION/TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION OF PERMITS

40 CFR Part 23 - JUDICIAL REVIEW UNDER EPA-ADMINISTERED STATUTES

40 CFR Part 24 - RULES GOVERNING ISSUANCE OF AND ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS ON INTERIM STATUS CORRECTIVE ACTION ORDERS

40 CFR Part 46 - FELLOWSHIPS

40 CFR Part 239 - REQUIREMENTS FOR STATE PERMIT PROGRAM DETERMINATION OF ADEQUACY

40 CFR Part 241 - SOLID WASTES USED AS FUELS OR INGREDIENTS IN COMBUSTION UNITS

40 CFR Part 243 - GUIDELINES FOR THE STORAGE AND COLLECTION OF RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, AND INSTITUTIONAL SOLID WASTE

40 CFR Part 247 - COMPREHENSIVE PROCUREMENT GUIDELINE FOR PRODUCTS CONTAINING RECOVERED MATERIALS

40 CFR Part 255 - IDENTIFICATION OF REGIONS AND AGENCIES FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

40 CFR Part 257 - CRITERIA FOR CLASSIFICATION OF SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITIES AND PRACTICES

40 CFR Part 258 - CRITERIA FOR MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE LANDFILLS

40 CFR Part 260 - HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: GENERAL

40 CFR Part 261 - IDENTIFICATION AND LISTING OF HAZARDOUS WASTE

40 CFR Part 262 - STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO GENERATORS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE

40 CFR Part 263 - STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO TRANSPORTERS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE

40 CFR Part 264 - STANDARDS FOR OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT, STORAGE, AND DISPOSAL FACILITIES

40 CFR Part 265 - INTERIM STATUS STANDARDS FOR OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT, STORAGE, AND DISPOSAL FACILITIES

40 CFR Part 266 - STANDARDS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SPECIFIC HAZARDOUS WASTES AND SPECIFIC TYPES OF HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES

40 CFR Part 267 - STANDARDS FOR OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE FACILITIES OPERATING UNDER A STANDARDIZED PERMIT

40 CFR Part 268 - LAND DISPOSAL RESTRICTIONS

40 CFR Part 270 - EPA ADMINISTERED PERMIT PROGRAMS: THE HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM

40 CFR Part 271 - REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTHORIZATION OF STATE HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAMS

40 CFR Part 272 - APPROVED STATE HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS

40 CFR Part 279 - STANDARDS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF USED OIL

40 CFR Part 280 - TECHNICAL STANDARDS AND CORRECTIVE ACTION REQUIREMENTS FOR OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS (UST)

40 CFR Part 281 - APPROVAL OF STATE UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAMS

40 CFR Part 282 - APPROVED UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PROGRAMS

40 CFR Part 451 - CONCENTRATED AQUATIC ANIMAL PRODUCTION POINT SOURCE CATEGORY

 

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