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This Policy provides information to the regulated community about the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's (the Department) requirements, standards, management practices and approvals for the testing, tracking, transport, and reuse or disposal of Contaminated Soil at Massachusetts landfills. This Policy is effective immediately and supersedes the Department Policy # BWP-94-037. The Department is updating Policy # BWP-94-037 with this Policy in order to:
This Policy provides information to the regulated community on the reuse and disposal of Contaminated Soil at Massachusetts landfills. This Policy applies to Contaminated Soil generated from 21E disposal sites; Contaminated Soil which exhibits concentrations of oil and/or hazardous material below the applicable notification thresholds specified in 310 CMR 40.0300 and 310 CMR 40.1600; Contaminated Soil generated at out-of-state locations; Treated TCLP Soil (including Treated TCLPLead Soil); Residential Lead Soil; and soil contaminated with used or unused waste oil (see 310 CMR 30.252(2)).
This Policy does not apply to soil that is either a listed or characteristic hazardous waste, except Treated TCLP Soil as described in Section 8.0, Reuse and Disposal of Treated TCLP Soil, nor does it apply to the management of wastes such as industrial waste, sludge, street sweepings , catch basin sediments or Municipal Solid Waste (MSW).