EPA-Office of Solid Waste

Category:   Government agencies
Product/service:   Information Service, Laws and Regulation
Key search terms:
  EPA-Office of Solid Waste , Government agencies, Information Service, Laws and Regulation, Washington, DC, District of Colum, US, United States, www.epa.gov/swerrims,


Contact Information
Address:   401 M Street, S.W.
    Washington, DC 20460
    United States
Phone:   (800) 424-9346
Fax:   -
Email:   info@epa.gov/swerrims
Web site:  


Contact person, title:


Timothy Fields, Jr., Assistant Administra


Brief Summary

Total employee:   -
Total revenue:   -
The Office of the Assistant Administrator for Solid Waste and Emergency Response provides Agency-wide policy, guidance and direction for the Agency's solid waste and emergency response programs.

The Office develops guidelines and standards for the land disposal of hazardous wastes and for underground storage tanks.

The Office furnishes technical assistance in the development, management and operation of solid waste activities and analyzes the recovery of useful energy from solid waste.

The Office has also undertaken the development and implementation of a program to respond to abandoned and active hazardous waste sites and accidental release (including some oil spills) as well as the encouragement of innovative technologies for contaminated soil and groundwater.

OSWER is comprised of the following offices:
Chemical Emergency Preparedness & Prevention

Federal Facilities Restoration and Reuse

Hazardous Waste Technology Innovations

Oil Spill Program

Office of Solid Waste: Hazardous, Non-Hazardous & Special

Special Initiatives (i.e., Brownfields)

Superfund Program

Underground Storage Tanks

Data entry by Liz Song (lsong@email.com)
First entry on 8/16/1999, last update on 8/16/1999