DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Washington, D.C. 20314-1000
8 February 1991
Engineering and Design
RELATING TO HAZARDOUS AND TOXIC WASTE ACTIVITIES
1. Purpose. This letter pr. vides a listing of
which, in addition to traditional design and construction guidance,
have applicability in hazardous and toxic waste (HTw) activities.
Appropriate utilization of these references will foster a technical
vitality and consistent approach within the
2. Applicability. This letter applies to all major subordinate
commands, districts, laboratories and field operating activities
having Civil Works responsibilities.
policy and guidance relating to HTW has
been issued by numerous offices, both within civil works and
military programs. While the administrative aspects of this
guidance may differ between directorates, the technical merit is
equally applicable in most HTW activities. The enclosure provides
of the various HTW policies and technical
guidance of which practitioners of HTW activities should be aware.
While the listing is not exhaustive, sufficient material is
presented as a starting point for further inquiry. Requests for
additional assistance may be directed to Mr. John
nical and Materials Branch (CECW-EG), telephone (202) 272-0208.
Requests for interpretation of HTW guidance provided by the
Directorate of Military Programs may be referred to Ms. Tomiann
McDaniel, Environmental and Chemical Engineering Branch
(CEMP-RT), telephone (202) 504-4363.
FOR THE DIRECTOR OF CIVIL WORKS:
-JOHN A. MCPHERSON
Acting Chief, Engineering Division
Directorate of Civil Works