Sec. 6937. Inventory of Federal agency hazardous waste facilities
Program requirement; submission; availability; contents
Each Federal agency shall undertake a continuing program to
compile, publish, and submit to the Administrator (and to the State
in the case of sites in States having an authorized hazardous waste
program) an inventory of each site which the Federal agency owns or
operates or has owned or operated at which hazardous waste is
stored, treated, or disposed of or has been disposed of at any
time. The inventory shall be submitted every two years beginning
January 31, 1986. Such inventory shall be available to the public
as provided in section 6927(b) of this title. Information
previously submitted by a Federal agency under section 9603 of this
title, or under section 6925 or 6930 of this title, or under this
section need not be resubmitted except that the agency shall update
any previous submission to reflect the latest available data and
information. The inventory shall include each of the following:
A description of the location of each site at which any
such treatment, storage, or disposal has taken place before the
date on which permits are required under section 6925 of this
title for such storage, treatment, or disposal, and where
hazardous waste has been disposed, a description of hydrogeology
of the site and the location of withdrawal wells and surface
water within one mile of the site.
Such information relating to the amount, nature, and
toxicity of the hazardous waste in each site as may be necessary
to determine the extent of any health hazard which may be
associated with any site.
Information on the known nature and extent of environmental
contamination at each site, including a description of the
monitoring data obtained.
Information concerning the current status of the site,
including information respecting whether or not hazardous waste
is currently being treated, stored, or disposed of at such site
(and if not, the date on which such activity ceased) and
information respecting the nature of any other activity currently
carried out at such site.
A list of sites at which hazardous waste has been disposed
and environmental monitoring data has not been obtained, and the
reasons for the lack of monitoring data at each site.
A description of response actions undertaken or
contemplated at contaminated sites.
An identification of the types of techniques of waste
treatment, storage, or disposal which have been used at each
The name and address and responsible Federal agency for
each site, determined as of the date of preparation of the
Environmental Protection Agency program
If the Administrator determines that any Federal agency under
subsection (a) of this section is not adequately providing
information respecting the sites referred to in subsection (a) of
this section, the Administrator shall notify the chief official of
such agency. If within ninety days following such notification,
the Federal agency has not undertaken a program to adequately
provide such information, the Administrator shall carry out the
inventory program for such agency.