401 KAR 31:010. General provisions for hazardous wastes.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Subchapters 224.01, 224.40, 224.43, 224.46, 224.99, 40 C.F.R. 260.40, 260.41, 261 Subpart A

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 224.10-100, 224.46-510(3)

 

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 224.46-510(3) requires the cabinet to identify the characteristics of and to list hazardous wastes. This administrative regulation establishes the general provisions necessary for identification and listing of a hazardous waste. This administrative regulation is equivalent to corresponding federal regulations except for Section 4 which does not include information not delegable to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

 

      Section 1. Purpose and Scope. (1) The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 261.1, effective July 1, 2005.

      (2) The citations to Sections 3007 and 3013 of RCRA in the federal regulation referenced in subsection (1) of this section shall be replaced with KRS 224.10-100(10).

      (3) The citations to 1004(27) and 1004(5) of RCRA in the federal regulation referenced in subsection (1) of this section shall be replaced with KRS 224.10-010.

      (4) The citation to Section 7003 of RCRA in the federal regulation referenced in subsection (1) of this section shall be replaced with KRS 224.10-410.

 

      Section 2. Definition of a Solid Waste. (1) The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 261.2, effective July 1, 2005.

      (2) The citations to subtitle C of RCRA in the federal regulation referenced in subsection (1) of this section shall be replaced with 401 KAR Chapter 40.

 

      Section 3. Definition of a Hazardous Waste. The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 261.3, effective July 1, 2005.

 

      Section 4. Exclusions. (1) Except as provided in subsections (2) to (6) of this section, the subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 261.4, effective July 1, 2005, except 40 C.F.R. 261.4(b)(16) and 261.4(b)(18).

      (2) The reference in 40 C.F.R. 261.4(a)(17)(vi) to 40 C.F.R. 261.4(a)(7) is incorrect. The reference shall be to 40 C.F.R. 261.4(b)(7).

      (3) The agreement referenced in 40 C.F.R. 261.4(b)(11)(ii) shall be sent to the Characteristics Section (OS-333), U.S. EPA, 401 Main Street SW, Washington, DC 20460.

      (4) The citations to 3010 of RCRA in 40 C.F.R. 261.4(c) shall be replaced with 401 KAR 32:010, 401 KAR 34:020, and 401 KAR 35:020.

      (5) The citations to 3010 of RCRA in 40 C.F.R. 261.4(d)(1) shall be replaced with 401 KAR Chapters 32 and 38.

      (6) The citations to 3010 of RCRA in 40 C.F.R. 261.4(e) shall be replaced with KRS 224.46-510(3), 401 KAR Chapters 32 and 38.

 

      Section 5. Special Requirements for Hazardous Waste Generated by Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators. (1) The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 261.5, effective July 1, 2005.

      (2) The citations to 3010 of RCRA in 40 C.F.R. 261.5(b) shall be replaced with KRS 224.46-510(3).

      (3) The citations to 3010 of RCRA in 40 C.F.R. 261.5(e) shall be replaced with KRS 224.01-400, 224.40-310, 224.46-510 through 224.46-580 and 224.50-130.

      (4) The citations to 3010 of RCRA in 40 C.F.R. 261.5(f)(2) and 261.5(g)(2) shall be replaced with KRS 224.01-400.

 

      Section 6. Requirements for recyclable materials. (1) The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 261.6 except 261.6(a)(2)(v), effective July 1, 2005.

      (2) The citations to 3010 of RCRA in 40 C.F.R. 261.6(a)(3) shall be replaced with KRS 224.46-510(3).

      (3) The citations to 3010 of RCRA in 40 C.F.R. 261.6(b) shall be replaced with KRS 224.46-510(3) and 224.46-560.

      (4) The citations to 3010 of RCRA in 40 C.F.R. 261.6(c)(1) shall be replaced with KRS 224.46-510(3) and 224.46-520.

      (5) The citations to 3010 of RCRA in 40 C.F.R. 261.6(c)(2)(i) shall be replaced with 401 KAR 32:010, Section 3.

 

      Section 7. Residues of Hazardous Waste in Empty Containers. The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 261.7, effective September 9, 2005.

 

      Section 8. PCB Waste Regulated Under the Toxic Substance Control Act (15 U.S.C. 2601 et. seq.). The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 261.8, effective July 1, 2005.

 

      Section 9. Requirements for Universal Waste. The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 261.9, effective July 1, 2005.

 

      Section 10. Mixed Radioactive Hazardous Wastes. Wastes shall be considered radioactive mixed wastes if the wastes contain both hazardous wastes subject to KRS Chapter 224 and radioactive wastes subject to the Atomic Energy Act (42 U.S.C. 2011 et. seq.) Unless specifically exempted by 401 KAR 36:090, radioactive mixed wastes shall be subject to all the requirements of 401 KAR Chapters 30 to 40. (Recodified from 401 KAR 2:075, 3-1-83; Am. 9 Ky.R. 993; eff. 3-1-83; 10 Ky.R. 58; 535; eff. 12-2-83; 12 Ky.R. 687; 1231; 1489; eff. 2-4-86; 14 Ky.R. 1316; 1769; eff. 3-10-88; 15 Ky.R. 327; eff. 10-26-89; 16 Ky.R. 378; eff. 11-22-89; 18 Ky.R. 92; eff. 9-25-91; 19 Ky.R. 84; 735; eff. 9-23-92; 20 Ky.R. 1080; 1862; eff. 2-10-94; 23 Ky.R. 494; eff. 3-12-97; 33 Ky.R. 1928; 3672; 6-13-2007.)