Hazardous Waste regulations are found in Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR), Parts 260 - 270 and 761. In addition to all applicable Federal requirements, MCAS Cherry Point is required to follow the State of North Carolinas Department of Environmental Management's Rules and Regulations for Hazardous Waste Management and Marine Corps Order 5090.2A.The Hazardous Waste Program includes the storage, transportation, disposal and tracking of all hazardous and special wastes generated through-out the MCAS Cherry Point.
Resource Conservation Recovery Act's goals are to:
Technicians: 252-466-7059 / 252-466-5480 / 252-466-5546 / 252-466-5747
What Makes a Waste Hazardous?
Wastes and Materials are considered hazardous if they have one or more of the following properties:
Labels of hazardous products are required by federal law to list signal words.
General categories of hazardous products
Thousands of consumer products are hazardous, but for ease of remembering, they can be broken into the following general categories:
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Marine Corps Air Station
PSC Box 8006
Cherry Point, N.C. 28533-0013
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