Modification Of The Hazardous Waste Program: Hazardous Waste Lamps--Final Economic Assessment, Final Document.
Economic Assessment for the final Mercury Lamp rule. Estimates developed by (1) laying out the distribution of lamp users and estimating the numberof lamps they generate, (2) determining the nature of the actions required of them under various scenarios, and (3) estimating the cost and emissions consequences of these actions.
The final rule MODIFICATION OF THE HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM: HAZARDOUS WASTE LAMPS covers all hazardous waste lamps. Mercury-containing fluorescent lamps are estimated to represent 98 to 99 percent of the total annual generation of spent hazardous waste lamps. High-intensity discharge (HID) lamps represent most of the remaining quantity. Miscellaneous hazardous waste lamps covered by this rule represent a comparatively negligible proportion of the total annual generation. This Final Economic Assessment addresses only mercury-containing flourescent lamps. Incorporation of HID and miscellaneous hazardous waste lamps into the scope of this analysis is not likely to impact the findings.
|Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response|
|Office of Solid Waste|
|Economics Methods and Risk Analysis Division|