STP1062

    Performance of the Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure

    Published: Jan 1990


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    Abstract

    The U.S. EPA has recently promulgated the use of a leaching procedure (TCLP) to be used as a criterion for disposal of hazardous wastes under the Land Disposal Restrictions Rule. The TCLP has also been included in the proposed rule for Identification and Listing of Hazardous Wastes.

    Summarized are results of eight different studies designed to evaluate the TCLP method. Study results indicate that the TCLP procedure can be applied consistently by a diverse group of laboratories.

    Keywords:

    Leaching Procedure, TCLP vs EP, Hazardous Waste, Method Evaluation, API/Electroplating, Leachate, POTW, Sludge


    Author Information:

    Newcomer, LR
    President, Plains Environmental ServicesS-CubedU.S. Environmental Protection Agency, SalinaLaJollaWashington, KansasCaliforniaDC

    Blackburn, WB
    President, Plains Environmental ServicesS-CubedU.S. Environmental Protection Agency, SalinaLaJollaWashington, KansasCaliforniaDC

    Hansen, GA
    President, Plains Environmental ServicesS-CubedU.S. Environmental Protection Agency, SalinaLaJollaWashington, KansasCaliforniaDC


    Paper ID: STP18964S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D34.02

    DOI: 10.1520/STP18964S


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