September 2016


On September 12, 2016, EPA unveiled its Strategy for Addressing the Retail Sector under RCRA’s Regulatory Framework (“Strategy”).  This Strategy reaffirms EPA’s continued focus on retailers’ compliance with RCRA, but also indicates that the Agency is working to make needed modifications to a regulatory regime that was originally developed for the industrial and manufacturing sectors.  Underlying the Strategy are three main objectives: issuing agency policy, guidance and rulemaking to ensure a better fit between RCRA…