EPA Certification - Documents

Compliance Certification Application
DOE's 72,000-page application submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency showing how WIPP meets all applicable federal transuranic radioactive waste standards. (Click on CCA -1996)

Compliance Recertification Application - 2004
The recertification application showing how WIPP continues to meet all applicable federal transuranic radioactive waste standards.

Compliance Recertification Application - 2009
The recertification application showing how WIPP continues to meet all applicable federal transuranic radioactive waste standards.

Compliance Recertification Application - 2014
The recertification application showing how WIPP continues to meet all applicable federal transuranic radioactive waste standards.

Criteria for the Certification and Recertification of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant's Compliance With the Disposal Regulations; Panel Closure Redesign.

EPA Letter of Approval to Land Dispose of Non-Liquid Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) at WIPP
This document provides EPA approval for the disposal of TRU and TRU-Mixed waste containing PCBs at the WIPP. Attached to this document is a list of conditions affecting the disposal of this waste.

Recertification Project Plan - DOE/WIPP 01-3199 Rev. 7
Effective Date: 10/19/17
The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant's (WIPP) Recertification Project was established to meet the requirement placed in the WIPP Land Withdrawal Act (LWA) to demonstrate WIPP's continued compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) disposal regulations at five-year intervals.

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Initial Report for PCB Disposal Authorization DOE/WIPP 02-3196,
This document provides request authorization to allow the disposal of Transuranic (TRU) wastes containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) which are duly regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

EPA Letter of Approval for Disposal of PCB/TRU and PCB/TRU Mixed Waste at WIPP.
This document provides EPA approval for the disposal of TRU and TRU-Mixed waste containing PCBs at the WIPP. Attached to this document is a list of conditions affecting the disposal of this waste. Dated 01/05/11

EPA Letter of Re-authorization Approval for Disposal of PCB/TRU and PCB/TRU Mixed Waste at WIPP.
This document provides EPA approval for the disposal of TRU and TRU-Mixed waste containing PCBs at the WIPP. Attached to this document is a list of conditions affecting the disposal of this waste. Dated 05/21/13

A Management Proposal for Salt Disposal Investigations with a Field Scale Heater Test at WIPP.
DOE/CBFO-11-3470
June 2011

Other EPA Compliance Certification Documents

  • CRA - 2004 - Revised Version - Incorporated EPA comment and errataEPA's Final Recertification Decision
  • EPA's requests, DOE's Responses, and EPA's Completeness Determination
  • Compliance Certification Application (CCA) Chapters and Appendices
  • CRA and CCA Compliance Application Review Documents (CARDs) and Technical Support Documents (TSDs)
  • Regulatory Tools, Guidance documents for the CRA - 2004