This scheme has the potential to simplify the solid waste definition,(506) but it also places a great deal of reliance on other environmental laws, like CERCLA,(507) TSCA,(508) and EPCRTKA
,(509) to do RCRA's job.(510) While a simplified solid waste definition is desirable to aid compliance and enforcement, spreading regulatory responsibility over a number of statutes will only make compliance more complicated.
In the wake of the Bhopal incident and other emergency situations, Congress enacted the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRTKA
or EPCRA) in order to help prevent future incidents.