Some interstate pipeline companies may also have had PCB transformers and/or PCB capacitors at large compressor stations and/or maintenance facilities. The below concentration cataegories are used in the regulation of PCBs in use and storage for reuse; these concentration assumptions are not used to deal with disposal or spills scenarios.

Similarly, old gathering lines, which move gas from the well/well field to the gas processing plants, might also have compression stations that contain legacy PCBs. Generators need to keep annual records and document log for 3 years from last use.

Use: This section introduces the Spill Cleanup Policy's approach to cleanup of leaks/spills that are less than 72 hours old.

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The Co D is to be returned to generator from disposal company.

Information contained on Co D includes: Because it is possible that some transformers whose concentration is 500 ppm or greater may be present at natural gas operations (particularly compression stations and processing plants), the following is a quick summary of some of the main requirements applicable to transformers whose PCB concentration is 500 ppm or greater.

You should consult with legal counsel and appropriate authorities before interpreting any regulations or undertaking any specific course of action.

Toxic Substances Control Act — Polychlorinated Biphyenols (PCBs) Overview The Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA) provides the U. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with authority to require reporting, record-keeping and testing requirements, and restrictions relating to chemical substances and/or mixtures.

The Spill Cleanup Policy is actually two documents and is referenced in 40 CFR 761.130(e)).

Even though the PCB Spill Cleanup Policy is found in the Code of Federal Regulations, it is an enforcement policy and not a regulation. NOTE: The following is a very brief introduction to the Spill Cleanup Policy.

The Policy applies to spills which occur after May 4, 1987.

Leaks (i.e., any instance in which PCB Article, PCB Container or PCB Equipment has any PCBs on any portion of its external surface) and spills, both intentional and unintentional spills, leaks and other controlled discharge, can be addressed using the PCB Spill Cleanup Policy.

This Policy is quite detailed and the following is a very brief introduction to some of Policy's requirements.

The Policy should be consulted for a full listing of requirements.

The following spill types are excluded from using the Spill Cleanup Policy and the responsible party is required to decontaminate the spill in accordance with site-specific requirements established by the EPA regional offices.