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RCRA Expert Brownbag Series

Sponsored by: Regions 1, 6, 9, and 10 and the Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery

Live Webinar: Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM EDT (17:00-18:00 GMT)
Open to EPA, State, and Tribal Partners

Navigating the Legal Pitfalls of RCRA State Authorization

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM EDT (17:00-18:00 GMT)

This webinar will explore some of the common pitfalls to adopting or incorporating the federal RCRA regulations into the state hazardous waste regulations. Whether you incorporate by reference or rewrite your regulations, there are certain “red flags” to recognize when adopting the federal regulations into your state programs. Topics in this webinar include: substitution of terms; references to other federal statutes; and non-delegable provisions.

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Presenter:

Colleen Michuda, EPA Region 4 (michuda.colleen@epa.gov or 404-562-9685)

Colleen Michuda is a Senior Attorney in Region 4’s Office of RCRA/CERCLA Legal Support, specializing in RCRA corrective action, permitting, and state authorization. She joined EPA Region 4 in 2004 and has experience with both the RCRA and Superfund programs.


Moderators:

Jean BalentJean Balent, U.S. EPA Technology Innovation and Field Services Division (balent.jean@epa.gov or 703-603-9924)

Ms Balent is on the staff of the EPA's Technology Innovation and Field Services Division where she has worked to collect and disseminate hazardous waste remediation and characterization information since 2003. Ms Balent manages the Clean Up Information Network website and actively supports online communication and collaboration resources available to EPA. She formerly worked with the US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Engineering Division in the Buffalo District. Ms Balent was also a member of the SUNY-Buffalo Groundwater Research Group where she constructed and tested large scale models of groundwater flow. Ms Balent has also conducted research relating to the Great Lakes, environmental remediation, and brownfields re-development. She holds a Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering from SUNY-Buffalo and a Master's degree in Information Technology from AIU.


Jeff Norcross, EPA Region 4 (norcross.jeffrey@epa.gov or 617-918-1839)


Webinar Slides and References:

  • These materials will be available by Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Webinar Slides and References:

  • These materials will be available by Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Additional Resources:

Thank you for participating in our webinar. We would like to receive any feedback you might have that would make this service more valuable.

 June 6, 2018: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Navigating the Legal Pitfalls of RCRA State Authorization

 March 7, 2018: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Long-Term Stewardship at Corrective Action Sites

 December 6, 2017: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Greener and Cleaner: Reducing the Footprint at Your RCRA Corrective Action Site

Older Webinars

 October 4, 2017: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: RCRA's Land Disposal Restrictions Program - The New Challenges that Lie Ahead

 August 2, 2017: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Introducing EPA's RCRA Training Website: Training Resources for EPA, States and Tribes

 June 7, 2017: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Post-Closure Care Guidance for Hazardous Waste Facilities - Guidelines for Evaluating the Post-Closure Care Period for Hazardous Waste Disposal Facilities under Subtitle C of RCRA

 May 3, 2017: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule ("Rule")

 March 8, 2017: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Looking at the Big Picture: the RCRA "Functional" Equivalency Policy and the Policy on More Stringent versus Broader in Scope

 February 1, 2017: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Underground Storage Tanks: Impact of the 3-Year Inspection Requirement on Compliance

 December 7, 2016: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: PCB Treatment Technologies

 October 5, 2016: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Military Munitions

 September 7, 2016: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Don't Forget the Well Keys: Lessons Learned from 25 years of Field Work

 August 3, 2016: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: The Art of Rulemaking

 June 1, 2016: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: How to Make a Hazardous Waste Determination - Listed

 May 4, 2016: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: How to Make a Hazardous Waste Determination - Characteristic

 April 6, 2016: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Definition of Legitimate Recycling

 March 2, 2016: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Definition of Solid Waste

 February 3, 2016: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: PCBs 101

 January 6, 2016: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Zen and the Art of Permit Writing

 October 29, 2015: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: How Does a Rookie Survive State Authorization?

 September 1, 2015: RCRA Expert Brownbag Series: Think Before You Dig - How to Make RCRA Work for You in Cleaning up a Site

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It is EPA's policy to make reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities wishing to participate in the agency's programs and activities, pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 791. Any request for accommodation should be made to Jeff Norcross at (617) 918-1839 or norcross.jeffrey@epa.gov, preferably one week or more in advance of the seminar, so that EPA will have sufficient time to process the request. EPA would welcome specific recommendations from requestors specifying the nature or type of accommodation needed, such as closed captioning.



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Jean Balent
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Michael Adam
Technology Integration and Information Branch

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