If a generator accumulates more than the satellite limit, when should they date the container?
When exceeded, not started.
What is meant by 3-days?
Three days means three consecutive days. It does not mean working days or business days.
Originally the EPA proposed 72-hours as the time limit, but realized that determining when 72-hours elapsed would require the container to have both date and time labeled.
The leg of a PPE suit is hanging out from under the secured lid of a container. Is the container open or closed?
Do containers in satellite areas have to comply with air emission standards?
Do satellite containers need to be inspected?
The do not need to be although we recommend that you that you do so on a regular basis anyway.
Can a facility have more than one satellite accumulation area?
Yes, The regulations do not limit the number of SAAs. Likewise, the regulations do not limit the total volume of waste that can be accumulated at various SAAs. Regulation only limits to 55 gallons (1 quart) per SAA.
Can a satellite accumulation area contain more than one container?
Yes, It is permissible to have more than one container, as well as more than one waste type in a SAA. Good management practice dictates how this should be done. SAA is limited to a total volume of 55 gallons (1 quart).
When a facility has equipment that discharges hazardous waste to an attached container, do the attached containers need to be in compliance with satellite accumulation regulations?
Are the dirty uniform bins considered satellite accumulations of hazardous waste? What about maintenance gloves?
No, Contaminated wipes, gloves, or uniforms being commercially laundered and subsequently reused are not discarded; therefore, they are not a hazardous waste.
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