Waste Piles--40 CFR 264.250 to 264.258.
Land Treatment--40 CFR 264.270 to 264.282.
Landfills--40 CFR 264.300 to 264.316.
Incinerators-- 40 CFR 264.340 to 264.351.
An estimate of the scope of the future regulations for other specific
waste handling practices can be made upon examination of the following regulations for
Thermal Treatment--40 CFR 265.373 to 264.382.
Chemical, Physical, and Biological Treatment--40 CFR 265.405.
Underground Injection--40 CFR 265.430.
Nonhazardous solid waste disposal permits will be issued by the State where
the facility is located. The states standards and permit requirements will need to be
examined for specific details applicable to any proposed facility.
Dredge and Fill Permit. Dredge and fill permits for the Corps of Engineers
may be of three types: Nationwide permits, regional permits, and individual permits.
The first two types authorize dredge and fill without having to obtain specific approval
provided all appropriate conditions and notifications are met. The third type, the
individual permit, must be applied for when neither of the other two are available.
In assessing the applicability of the Corps' regulatory program to a
proposed project activity, the following definitions should be utilized.
Waters of the United States--This term includes the following waters.
(1) All waters which are currently used, or were used in the past, or
may be susceptible to use in interstate or foreign commerce, including all waters which
are subject to the ebb and flow of the tide.
All interstate waters including interstate wet lands.
(3) All other waters such as intrastate lakes, rivers, streams
(including intermittent streams), mudflats, sandflats, wetlands, sloughs, prairie
potholes, wet meadows, playa lakes, or natural ponds, the use, degradation or
destruction of which could affect interstate or foreign commerce, including any such
waters which are or could be used by interstate or foreign travels for recreational or
other purposes, or from which fish or shellfish are or could be taken and sold in
interstate or foreign commerce, or which are or could be used for industrial purposes by
industries in interstate commerce.