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25 Pa. Code § 299.152. Storage and containment of friable asbestos containing waste.

§ 299.152. Storage and containment of friable asbestos containing waste.

 (a)  Friable asbestos containing waste shall be sealed in leak proof containers while wet. The containers shall meet one of the following:

   (1)  The containers shall be multiple plastic bags with a cumulative thickness of 12 mils or more. The containers are not required to be sealed in steel or heavy duty fiberboard drums.

   (2)  The containers shall be single or multiple plastic bags with a cumulative thickness of 6 mils or more, and shall be sealed in steel or heavy duty fiberboard drums.

   (3)  If the waste quantity or physical form does not lend itself to the storage methods in paragraphs (1) and (2), the containers shall comply with an alternate storage method approved by the Department that does not result in visible emissions.

 (b)  Storage containers shall be labeled with an identification and warning label under 40 CFR 61.140—61.156 (relating to National emission standard for asbestos).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  299.101 (relating to scope); and 25 Pa. Code §  299.232 (relating to transportation of friable asbestos containing waste).



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