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to the requirements of 40 CFR 264 and 265, and the permit requirements of
40 CFR 122.
SPECIALLY DESIGNATED LANDFILL - Landfill at which complete long-term
protection is provided for the quality of surface and subsurface waters
from pesticides, pesticide containers, and pesticide-related wastes
deposited therein, and against hazard to public health and the environment.
Such facility complies with the Agency Guidelines for the Land Disposal of
Solid Wastes as prescribed in 40 CFR Part 241.
STOKER - A mechanical device to feed solid fuel or solid waste to a furnace.
STREET WASTES - Materials picked up by manual or mechanical sweepings of
alleys, streets, and sidewalks; wastes from public waste receptacles; and
materials removed from catch basins.
TILT--FRAME VEHICLE - A vehicle whose chassis is designed to tilt downward
toward the rear thereby facilitating the loading or unloading of a large
container such as a roll-off container.
TRANSFER STATION - A site where solid wastes are concentrated from transport
to a processing facility or land disposal site. A transfer station may be
fixed or mobile.
TREATMENT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE - Any method, technique, or process, including
neutralization, designed to change the physical, chemical, or biological
characteristics or composition of any hazardous waste so as to neutralize
such waste or so as to render such waste nonhazardous, safer for transport,
amenable for recovery, amenable for storage, or reduced in volume.
TRIPLE RINSE - The flushing of containers three times, each time using a
volume of the normal diluent equal to approximately 10% of the container s
capacity, and adding the rinse liquid to the spray mixture or disposing of
it by a method prescribed for disposing of the pesticide.
TROMMEL (rotary screen) - An inclined, meshed cylinder that rotates on its
axis and screens material placed in its upper end.
UNIFORM HAZARDOUS WASTE MANIFEST - 40 CFR Part 262 Appendix - Uniform
Hazardous Waste Manifest and Instruction (EPA Forms 8700-22 and 8700-22A)
must be completed before transporting hazardous waste or offering hazardous
waste for transport off the site of generation.
USABLE PROPERTY - Commercial and military type property other than scrap and
post-consumer waste.
USED OIL - Any refined oil which, through use, is contaminated by physical or
chemical impurities. RCRA places special emphasis on the recycling of used
oil (PL 96-463, 1980).
VECTOR - A carrier, usually an arthropod, that is capable of transmitting a
pathogen from one organism to another.
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