Well, maybe this question is “Frequently Asked” but I found this data in a presentation created by the US Environmental Protection Agency and thought it might be of interest to all of you. Below is tabulated according to generator type of the number of hazardous waste generators, the amount of hazardous waste they generate, and the percent of total amount of hazardous waste generated it represents.
|Generator Status||Number of Facilities||Total Hazardous Waste Generated (tons)||Percent of Total Hazardous Waste Generated|
|VSQGs||353,400 - 591,800||46,000 - 148,000||<1%|
|SQGs||49,900 - 64,300||66,000 - 141,000||<1%|
|Total||424,100 - 676,900||35.3 - 35.4 million||100%|
|Numbers of VSQGs and SQGs are estimates based on the Biennial Report and limited state data. LQG numbers are derived from the Biennial Report for 2013.|
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