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Petition No. 98008

LCB File No. R124-98

Date Received by Commission: 06/25/1998

Summary: Hazardous Waste CFR Reference Updates to July 1, 1998

Current Status: Codification completed 1/15/99 by LCB

Nevada Administrative Code: 444.842 to 444.960

Permanent Adoption/Hearing: 09/24/1998

Temporary Adoption: N/A

Effective/Filed: 11/02/1998

Codified by LCB: 01/15/1999

Petitioner: NDEP / Bureau of Waste Management

Description of Petition:

Petition 98008 (LCB R124-98) is a permanent petition amending NAC 444.8427 to 444.9452, the hazardous waste management regulations. The amendments update those regulations adopted by reference from July 1, 1997 to July 1, 1998 for NAC 444.8427, 444.84275, 444.850, 444.8632 and 444.9452. The major changes adopted by reference are new land disposal restrictions treatment standards for metal bearing wastes, including toxicity characteristics for metal wastes and hazardous waste from minerals. The new federal regulations exclude from the definition of solid waste certain shredded circuit boards in recycling operations as well as certain materials used in wood preserving operations. The amendments are necessary to incorporate changes to the federal hazardous waste regulations to refer to the most current federal regulations, to revise state regulations to be more consistent with federal regulations and to make technical corrections to state regulations.

Annotated History of the Petition:

Petition 98008 received by SEC from BWM on 6/25/98 as a permanent petition. Submitted to LCB on 6/29/98 for drafting; adopted by SEC on 9/24/98 as presented; submitted to Leg Commission on 9/28/98, codification completed on 1/15/1999.

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