401 KAR 30:005. Definitions for 401 KAR Chapter 30.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Subchapters 224.01, 224.10, 224.40, 224.43, 224.46, 224.50, 224.60, 224.99, 40 C.F.R. 260.10

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 224.10-100, 40 C.F.R. 260.10

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 224.10-100 and the waste management provisions of KRS Chapter 224 require the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations for the management of solid, special, and hazardous wastes. This administrative regulation defines essential terms, acronyms, and abbreviations used in connection with 401 KAR Chapter 30. Some federal terms have been modified to conform to Kentucky statutory mandates. Definitions contained in KRS Chapter 224 have been referenced to the appropriate statutory citation. Some terms do not have a federal counterpart and have been added to clarify requirements and provisions of KRS Chapter 224 and 401 KAR Chapter 30.

 

      Section 1. Definitions. Except as provided in this section, the definitions established in 40 C.F.R. 260.10, effective September 9, 2005, shall apply.

      (1) "100-year flood" means a flood that has a one (1) percent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any given year.

      (2) "Administrator", "agency", "assistant administrator", "regional administrator", "director", or "regional director" means cabinet as defined in KRS 224.01-010(9).

      (3) "Cabinet" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(9).

      (4) "Coal mining by-products" means any material that:

      (a) Is not one (1) of the primary products of a particular coal mining operation;

      (b) Is a secondary and incidental product of the particular operation;

      (c) Would not be solely and separately mined by the particular operation;

      (d) Does not include an intermediate mining product, which results from one (1) of the steps in a mining process and is processed through the next step of the process within a short time; and

      (e) May be stored separately in the hope that it can be profitably treated later, such as ore deposit that is too low in grade to be of economic value at the time of mining.

      (5) "Coal mining waste" means earth materials which:

      (a) Are combustible, physically unstable, acid-forming or toxic-forming;

      (b) Are generated during and incidental to the mining and extraction of coal and to the washing and crushing of coal;

      (c) Does not include used oil, paints, or flammable liquids; and

      (d) Shall include refuse, overburden, and coal mining by-products.

      (6) "Contaminate" means the introduction of a substance that would cause:

      (a) The concentration of that substance in the groundwater to exceed the maximum contaminant level specified in 401 KAR 30:031, 401 KAR 47:030, Sections 5 and 6, or 401 KAR 34:060, Section 5;

      (b) An increase in the concentration of that substance in the groundwater where the existing concentration of that substance exceeds the maximum contaminant level specified in 401 KAR 30:031, 401 KAR 47:030, or 401 KAR 34:060, Section 5; or

      (c) A significant increase above established background levels, for substances that do not have an established maximum contamination level.

      (7) "Contamination" means the degradation of naturally occurring water, air, or soil quality either directly or indirectly as a result of human activities.

      (8) "Destruction or adverse modification" means an alteration of critical habitat which appreciably diminishes the likelihood of the survival and recovery of threatened or endangered species using that habitat.

      (9) "Disposal" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(10).

      (10) "Endangered or threatened species" means any species listed as endangered or threatened pursuant to Section 4 of the Endangered Species Act, as amended, 16 U.S.C. 1533.

      (11) "Environmental Protection Agency" or "EPA" means the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection except if used in the phrases "EPA hazardous waste number", "EPA identification number", "EPA Region", "EPA Acknowledgment of Consent", "EPA Test Methods", or "EPA publications".

      (12) "Equivalent method" means any testing or analytical method authorized under 401 KAR Chapter 31, or methods in 401 KAR Chapters 47 and 48.

      (13) "Federal Register" means the Administrative Register of Kentucky as described in KRS 13A.050.

      (14) "Generator" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(13).

      (15) "Hazardous waste" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(31)(b).

      (16) "Karst terrain" means a type of topography where limestone, dolomite or gypsum is present and is characterized by naturally occurring closed topographic depressions or sinkholes, caves, disrupted surface drainage, and well developed underground solution channels formed by dissolution of these rocks by water moving underground.

      (17) "Lower explosive limit" means the lowest percent by volume of a mixture of explosive gases, which will propagate a flame in air at twenty-five (25) degrees Celsius and atmospheric pressure.

      (18) "Manifest" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(37).

      (19) "Overburden" means:

      (a) All of the earth and other geologic materials, excluding topsoil, which lie above a natural deposit of coal; and

      (b) The earth and other material after removal from their natural state in the process of mining.

      (20) "Permit" means the authorization or other control document that:

      (a) Is issued by the cabinet to implement the requirements of the waste management administrative regulations;

      (b) Includes permit-by-rule, registered permit-by-rule, research, development, and demonstration permit, and emergency permit; and

      (c) Does not include draft permit or proposed permit.

      (21) "Person" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(17).

      (22) "Publicly owned treatment works" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(19).

      (23) "RCRA" means the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq).

      (24) "Recycling" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(22).

      (25) "Refuse" means waste material in the raw coal which it is the object of cleaning to remove.

      (26) "Solid waste" is defined in KRS 224.01-010(31)(a).

      (27) "State" means the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

      (28) "Storage" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(28).

      (29) "Termination" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(26).

      (30) "Transfer facility" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(48).

      (31) "Transportation" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(29).

      (32) "Treatment" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(30).

      (33) "United States" means the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

      (34) "Used oil" is defined by KRS 224.50-545(2)(a).

      (35) "Washout" means the carrying away of waste by waters as a result of flooding.

      (36) "Waste" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(31).

      (37) "Water" or "Waters of the Commonwealth" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(33).

      (38) "Wetlands" means land that has a predominance of hydric soils and is inundated or saturated by surface or groundwater at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances does support, a prevalence of hydrophytic vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions.

 

      Section 2. Substitution of Federal References. (1) The following federal parts and subparts, which are cited by federal regulations referenced in 401 KAR Chapter 30, shall be substituted with the state administrative regulations listed below.

Federal Regulation

State Regulation

40 C.F.R. Part 260

401 KAR Chapter 30

40 C.F.R. 260 Subpart A

401 KAR 30:020

40 C.F.R. 260 Subpart B

401 KAR 30:005, 401 KAR 31:005, 401 KAR 32:005, 401 KAR 33:005, 401 KAR 34:005, 401 KAR 35:005, 401 KAR 36:005, 401 KAR 37:005, 401 KAR 38:005, 401 KAR 43:005, 401 KAR 44:005, and 401 KAR 30:020

40 C.F.R. 260 Subpart C

401 KAR 30:035

40 C.F.R. Part 261

401 KAR Chapter 31

40 C.F.R. 261 Subpart A

401 KAR 31:010

40 C.F.R. 261 Subpart B

401 KAR 31:020

40 C.F.R. 261 Subpart C

401 KAR 31:030

40 C.F.R. 261 Subpart D

401 KAR 31:040

40 C.F.R. Part 262

401 KAR Chapter 32

40 C.F.R. 262 Subpart A

401 KAR 32:010

40 C.F.R. 262 Subpart B

401 KAR 32:020

40 C.F.R. 262 Subpart C

401 KAR 32:030

40 C.F.R. 262 Subpart D

401 KAR 32:040

40 C.F.R. 262 Subpart E

401 KAR 32:050, Sections 1-9

40 C.F.R. 262 Subpart F

401 KAR 32:050, Section 10

40 C.F.R. 262 Subpart G

401 KAR 32:060

40 C.F.R. 262 Subpart H

401 KAR 32:065

40 C.F.R. Part 263

401 KAR Chapter 33

40 C.F.R. 263 Subpart A

401 KAR 33:010

40 C.F.R. 263 Subpart B

401 KAR 33:020

40 C.F.R. 263 Subpart C

401 KAR 33:030

40 C.F.R. Part 264

401 KAR Chapter 34

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart A

401 KAR 34:010

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart B

401 KAR 34:020

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart C

401 KAR 34:030

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart D

401 KAR 34:040

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart E

401 KAR 34:050

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart F

401 KAR 34:060

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart G

401 KAR 34:070

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart H

401 KAR 34:080, 401 KAR 34:090, 401 KAR 34:100, 401 KAR 34:110, 401 KAR 34:120, 401 KAR 34:130

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart I

401 KAR 34:180

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart J

401 KAR 34:190

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart K

401 KAR 34:200

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart L

401 KAR 34:210

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart M

401 KAR 34:220

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart N

401 KAR 34:230

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart O

401 KAR 34:240

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart S

401 KAR 34:287

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart W

401 KAR 34:285

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart X

401 KAR 34:250

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart AA

401 KAR 34:275

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart BB

401 KAR 34:280

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart CC

401 KAR 34:281

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart DD

401 KAR 34:245

40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart EE

401 KAR 34:370

40 C.F.R. Part 265

401 KAR Chapter 35

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart A

401 KAR 35:010

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart B

401 KAR 35:020

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart C

401 KAR 35:030

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart D

401 KAR 35:040

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart E

401 KAR 35:050

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart F

401 KAR 35:060

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart G

401 KAR 35:070

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart H

401 KAR 35:080, 401 KAR 35:090, 401 KAR 35:100, 401 KAR 35:110, 401 KAR 35:120, 401 KAR 35:130

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart I

401 KAR 35:180

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart J

401 KAR 35:190

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart K

401 KAR 35:200

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart L

401 KAR 35:210

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart M

401 KAR 35:220

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart N

401 KAR 35:230

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart O

401 KAR 35:240

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart P

401 KAR 35:250

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart Q

401 KAR 35:260

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart R

401 KAR 35:270

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart W

401 KAR 35:285

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart AA

401 KAR 35:275

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart BB

401 KAR 35:280

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart CC

401 KAR 35:281

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart DD

401 KAR 35:245

40 C.F.R. 265 Subpart EE

401 KAR 35:350

40 C.F.R. Part 266

401 KAR Chapter 36

40 C.F.R. 266 Subpart C

401 KAR 36:030

40 C.F.R. 266 Subpart F

401 KAR 36:060

40 C.F.R. 266 Subpart G

401 KAR 36:070

40 C.F.R. 266 Subpart H

401 KAR 36:020

40 C.F.R. 266 Subpart M

401 KAR 36:080

40 C.F.R. 266 Subpart N

401 KAR 36:090

40 C.F.R. Part 268

401 KAR Chapter 37

40 C.F.R. 268 Subpart A

401 KAR 37:010

40 C.F.R. 268 Subpart B

401 KAR 37:020

40 C.F.R. 268 Subpart C

401 KAR 37:030

40 C.F.R. 268 Subpart D

401 KAR 37:040

40 C.F.R. 268 Subpart E

401 KAR 37:050

40 C.F.R. Part 270

401 KAR Chapter 38

40 C.F.R. 270 Subpart A

401 KAR 38:010

40 C.F.R. 270 Subpart B

401 KAR 38:070, 401 KAR 38:080, 401 KAR 38:090, 401 KAR 38:150 through 401 KAR 38:310

40 C.F.R. 270 Subpart C

401 KAR 38:030

40 C.F.R. 270 Subpart D

401 KAR 38:040, Sections 1 through 4, 7

40 C.F.R. 270 Subpart E

401 KAR 38:040, Sections 5 and 6

40 C.F.R. 270 Subpart F

401 KAR 38:060

40 C.F.R. 270 Subpart G

401 KAR 38:020

40 C.F.R. 270 Subpart H

401 KAR 38:320

40 C.F.R. 270 Subpart I

401 KAR 38:330

40 C.F.R. Part 124

401 KAR 38:050

40 C.F.R. Part 273

401 KAR Chapter 43

40 C.F.R. 273 Subpart A

401 KAR 43:010

40 C.F.R. 273 Subpart B

401 KAR 43:020

40 C.F.R. 273 Subpart C

401 KAR 43:030

40 C.F.R. 273 Subpart D

401 KAR 43:040

40 C.F.R. 273 Subpart E

401 KAR 43:050

40 C.F.R. 273 Subpart F

401 KAR 43:060

40 C.F.R. 273 Subpart G

401 KAR 43:070

40 C.F.R. Part 279

401 KAR Chapter 44

40 C.F.R. 279 Subpart A

401 KAR 44:005

40 C.F.R. 279 Subpart B

401 KAR 44:010

40 C.F.R. 279 Subpart C

401 KAR 44:020

40 C.F.R. 279 Subpart D

401 KAR 44:030

40 C.F.R. 279 Subpart E

401 KAR 44:040

40 C.F.R. 279 Subpart F

401 KAR 44:050

40 C.F.R. 279 Subpart G

401 KAR 44:060

40 C.F.R. 279 Subpart H

401 KAR 44:070

40 C.F.R. 279 Subpart I

401 KAR 44:080

 

      (2) The requirements of the following federal regulations, which are referenced in 401 KAR Chapter 30, shall include the modifications, exceptions, and additions that are specific to the Commonwealth of Kentucky set forth in the following state administrative regulations referenced in the table below.

Federal Regulation

State Regulation

40 C.F.R. 260.10

401 KAR 30:005, 401 KAR 31:005, 401 KAR 32:005, 401 KAR 33:005, 401 KAR 34:005, 401 KAR 35:005, 401 KAR 36:005, 401 KAR 37:005, 401 KAR 38:005, 401 KAR 43:005, 401 KAR 44:005, and 401 KAR 30:020

40 C.F.R. 260.22

401 KAR 30:035, Section 3(2) and (3)

40 C.F.R. 264.1082

401 KAR 34:281, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 266.205

401 KAR 36:080, Section 6

40 C.F.R. 270.61

401 KAR 38:060, Section 2

 

      (3) The following federal regulations, which are cited by the federal regulations referenced in this 401 KAR Chapter 30, shall be replaced with the state administrative regulations as identified in the table below.

Federal Regulation

State Regulation

40 C.F.R. Part 60 Appendix A

401 KAR 59:020

40 C.F.R. Part 257

401 KAR Chapter 47

40 C.F.R. Part 258

401 KAR Chapter 48

40 C.F.R. 260.41

401 KAR 30:035, Section 10

40 C.F.R. 264.140

401 KAR 34:080, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 264.141

401 KAR 34:080, Section 1

40 C.F.R. 264.142

401 KAR 34:090, Section 1

40 C.F.R. 264.143

401 KAR 34:090, Sections 2 through 12

40 C.F.R. 264.144

401 KAR 34:100, Section 1

40 C.F.R. 264.145

401 KAR 34:100, Sections 2 through 12

40 C.F.R. 264.146

401 KAR 34:110

40 C.F.R. 264.147

401 KAR 34:120

40 C.F.R. 264.148

401 KAR 34:130

40 C.F.R. 265.140

401 KAR 35:080, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 265.141

401 KAR 35:080, Section 1

40 C.F.R. 265.142

401 KAR 35:090, Section 1

40 C.F.R. 265.143

401 KAR 35:090, Sections 2 through 11

40 C.F.R. 265.144

401 KAR 35:100, Section 1

40 C.F.R. 265.145

401 KAR 35:100, Sections 2 through 11

40 C.F.R. 265.146

401 KAR 35:110

40 C.F.R. 265.147

401 KAR 35:120

40 C.F.R. 265.148

401 KAR 35:130

40 C.F.R. 266 Appendix I Table I-D

401 KAR 36:025, Section 1(2)(a)

40 C.F.R. 266 Appendix I Table I-E

401 KAR 36:025, Section 1(2)(b)

40 C.F.R. 270.51

401 KAR 38:040, Section 6

40 C.F.R. Part 280

401 KAR Chapter 42

(23 Ky.R. 1052; eff. 3-12-1997; 33 Ky.R. 2369; 3652; eff. 6-13-2007.)