of a waste stream by-product as an effective substitute for a commercial
product or as an ingredient or feedstock in a process. Fractions of waste can
be recovered or reclaimed and reused. An example of this recovery and reuse
include: distillation bottoms from one process can be used as a feedstock in
another process. Spent battery acid accumulation by the Defense Reutilization
and Marketing Officer could be used in industrial waste-water treatment
facilities to precipitate phosphorus and act as a sludge conditioner.
(8) Providing Headquarters, Department of the Army (DA) with appropriate
reports as required.
c. Installation and Activity Commanders. Installation and activity
commanders are ultimately responsible for the following activities:
(1) Establish and conduct policy responsible for waste management
minimization, resource recovery and recycling, and waste disposal programs in
accordance with procedures prescribed in AR 420-47, Solid Waste Management, and
AR 200-1, Environmental Protection and Enhancement. They will ensure that waste
management procedures comply with the most stringent Federal, State, or local
regulations at their installation. Be aware that AR 200-1,Chapter 6 has replaced the
policies, procedures, and responsibilities set forth in AR 420-47, Chapters 5 and 6.
Appendices A. B, C, and the glossary.
(2) Maintain routine liaison with the Defense Reutilization and Marketing
Office (DRMO) serving the installation to maintain current information on markets for
solid waste materials.
(3) Establish waste monitoring procedures to ensure minimum production of
waste at the installation and to minimize the amount of waste material requiring landfill
(4) Maintain liaison with Federal, State, or local authorities.
d. Directorate of Engineering and Housing (DEH). In accordance with (IAW)
AR 200-1, the DEH, in conjunction with the Director of Safety, Health, and Environment
(DSHE), will serve as the installation commander's expert representative for the
management of waste and:
(1) Advise and monitor all waste generating activities on the Federal, State,
host nation, and Army requirements for managing solid and hazardous waste to ensure
compliance. The activities include tenants and subinstallations.
: The preamble
to the Final Standard for Occupational Exposure
Pathogens, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.1030, is published in
the Federal Register, Vol. 56, No. 235, Friday, 6 December 1991.