Construction Industry Compliance Assistance

your source for plain language explanations of
environmental rules for the construction industry
CICA is supported by NCMS Assistance Centers NCMS Compliance Assistance Centers

Hazardous/Toxic Waste

Certain provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA) impact some construction and demolition projects.

The hazardous/toxic waste section covers the most common wastes/issues:

For each subject area, you will find an overview of the regulations as they relate to construction activities and a state regulations locator that will help you determine how these wastes are regulated in your state. The locators also provide points of contact in your state, where you can find additional assistance.