Semiconductor Industry - RCRA Air Emission Equipment Leak Standards

Sara Burson and Danny Kringel,

Environmental Resources Management


The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was established to protect the environment and human health, conserve energy and natural resources, reduce the amount of waste generated, and ensure that wastes are managed in an environmentally sound manner. As such, many rules have been established to uphold the basis of RCRA and center around the definition of hazardous wastes which are ignitable, corrosive, reactive, or materials which contain certain amounts of toxic chemicals.

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