40 CFR 266.70 - Applicability and requirements.

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§ 266.70 Applicability and requirements.

(a) The regulations of this subpart apply to recyclable materials that are reclaimed to recover economically significant amounts of gold, silver, platinum, palladium, iridium, osmium, rhodium, ruthenium, or any combination of these.

(b) Persons who generate, transport, or store recyclable materials that are regulated under this subpart are subject to the following requirements:

(1) Notification requirements under section 3010 of RCRA;

(2) Subpart B of part 262 (for generators), 40 CFR 263.20 and 263.21 (for transporters), and 40 CFR 265.71 and 265.72 (for persons who store) of this chapter; and

(3) For precious metals exported to or imported from other countries for recovery, 40 CFR part 262, subpart H and 265.12.

(c) Persons who store recycled materials that are regulated under this subpart must keep the following records to document that they are not accumulating these materials speculatively (as defined in § 261.1(c) of this chapter);

(1) Records showing the volume of these materials stored at the beginning of the calendar year;

(2) The amount of these materials generated or received during the calendar year; and

(3) The amount of materials remaining at the end of the calendar year.

(d) Recyclable materials that are regulated under this subpart that are accumulated speculatively (as defined in § 261.1(c) of this chapter) are subject to all applicable provisions of parts 262 through 265, 267, 270, and 124 of this chapter.

[ 50 FR 666, Jan. 4, 1985, as amended at 61 FR 16315, Apr. 12, 1996; 71 FR 40277, July 14, 2006; 75 FR 13007, Mar. 18, 2010; 81 FR 85727, Nov. 28, 2016]

Title 40 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 266 after this date.

  • 2016-11-28; vol. 81 # 228 - Monday, November 28, 2016
    1. 81 FR 85696 - Hazardous Waste Export-Import Revisions
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      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective on December 31, 2016. The compliance dates for the various new and updated provisions in this action can be found in section II.D. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the regulations is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of December 31, 2016.
      40 CFR Parts 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 271 and 273

Title 40 published on 2015-08-22.

The following are only the Rules published in the Federal Register after the published date of Title 40.

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  • 2016-11-28; vol. 81 # 228 - Monday, November 28, 2016
    1. 81 FR 85696 - Hazardous Waste Export-Import Revisions
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective on December 31, 2016. The compliance dates for the various new and updated provisions in this action can be found in section II.D. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the regulations is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of December 31, 2016.
      40 CFR Parts 260, 261, 262, 263, 264, 265, 266, 267, 271 and 273