In the case of the regulations required by this subchapter to be promulgated within 9 months after November 1, 1988, the Administrator may promulgate such regulations in interim final form without prior opportunity for public comment, but the Administrator shall provide an opportunity for public comment on the interim final rule. The promulgation of such regulations shall not be subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980.1
Nothing in this subchapter shall affect the authority of the Administrator to regulate medical waste, including medical waste listed under section of this title, under subchapter III of this chapter.
1 See References in Text note below.
42 U.S.C. § 6992i
REFERENCES IN TEXTThe Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, referred to in subsec. (b), is Pub. L. 96-511, Dec. 11, 1980, 94 Stat. 2812, as amended, which was classified principally to chapter 35 (§3501 et seq.) of Title 44, Public Printing and Documents, prior to the general amendment of that chapter by Pub. L. 104-13, §2, May 22, 1995, 109 Stat. 163. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1980 Amendment note set out under sectionof Title 44 and Tables.
PRIOR PROVISIONSA prior section 11009 of Pub. L. 89-272 was renumbered section 11008 and is classified to sectionof this title.
- The term "Administrator" means the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
- The term "disposal" means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any solid waste or hazardous waste into or on any land or water so that such solid waste or hazardous waste or any constituent thereof may enter the environment or be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including ground waters.