401 KAR 34:005. Definitions for 401 KAR Chapter 34.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Subchapters 224.01, 224.10, 224.46, 322.010, 40 C.F.R. 144.62(a), (b), (c), 260.10, 264.141, 264.1031, 264.1051, 264.1081, 761.3, EO 2008-507, 2008-531

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 224.10-100, 224.46-520, 224.46-530, 40 C.F.R. 260.10

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 224.10-100(28) authorizes the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations. EO 2008-507 and 2008-531, effective June 16, 2008, abolish the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet and establish the new Energy and Environment Cabinet. This administrative regulation defines essential terms that are used in 401 KAR Chapter 34. 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 34.

 

      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 a given year.

      (2) "100-year floodplain" means a land area that is subject to a one (1) percent or greater chance of flooding in a given year from any source.

      (3) "Accidental occurrence" means an accident, including continuous or repeated exposure to conditions, which results in bodily injury or property damage neither expected nor intended from the standpoint of the insured.

      (4) "Administrator", "agency", "assistant administrator", "regional administrator", "director", or "regional director" means the Energy and Environment Cabinet, pursuant to EO 2008-507 and 2008-531, effective June 16, 2008.

      (5) "Assets" means all existing and all probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by a particular entity.

      (6) "Bodily injury" is defined by 40 C.F.R. 264.141(g).

      (7) "Cabinet" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(9), and EO 2008-507 and 2008-531 reorganized the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet as the Energy and Environment Cabinet, effective June 16, 2008.

      (8) "Certificate" is defined by KRS 224.46-810(2).

      (9) "Closure" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(4).

      (10) "Closure plan" means the plan for closure prepared in accordance with the requirements of 401 KAR 34:070, Section 3, or 401 KAR 35:070, Section 3.

      (11) "Container" means a portable device in which hazardous waste is transported, stored, treated, or otherwise handled, and includes transport vehicles that are containers themselves (for example, tank trucks, tanker-trailers, and rail tank cars), and containers placed on or in a transport vehicle.

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

      (13) "Contingency plan" means a document setting out an organized, planned, and coordinated course of action to be followed if a fire, explosion, or release of waste or waste constituents into the environment has the potential for endangering human health and the environment and includes financial planning to identify resources for initiation of the course of action.

      (14) "Corrective action management units" or "CAMU" means an area within a facility that:

      (a) Is designated by the cabinet under 401 KAR 34:287, for the purpose of implementing corrective action requirements under 401 KAR 34:060, Section 12, and KRS 224.46-520; and

      (b) Shall only be used for the management of remediation wastes pursuant to implementing the corrective action requirements at the facility.

      (15) "Current assets" means cash or other assets or resources commonly identified as those that are reasonably expected to be realized in cash or sold or consumed during the normal operating cycle of the business.

      (16) "Current closure cost estimates" means the most recent of the estimates prepared in accordance with 401 KAR 34:090, Section 1(1), (2), and (3), or 401 KAR 35:090, Section 1(1), (2), or (3).

      (17) "Current liabilities" is defined by 40 C.F.R. 264.141(f).

      (18) "Current plugging and abandonment cost estimate" means the most recent of the estimates prepared in accordance with 40 C.F.R. 144.62(a), (b), and (c).

      (19) "Current postclosure cost estimate" means the most recent of the estimates prepared in accordance with 401 KAR 34:100, Section 1(1), (2), and (3) or 401 KAR 35:100, Section 1(1), (2), or (3).

      (20) "Displacement" means the relative movement of any two (2) sides of a fault measured in any direction.

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

      (22) "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".

      (23) "Existing" means a boiler or industrial furnace that on or before August 21, 1991 was either in operation burning or processing hazardous waste, or for which construction (including the ancillary facilities to burn or to process the hazardous waste) has commenced.

      (24) "Face amount" means the total amount the insurer is obligated to pay under the policy.

      (25) "Fault" means a fracture along which rocks on one (1) side have been displaced with respect to those on the other side.

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

      (27) "Fiscal year" means a twelve (12) month period for accounting and other financial purposes.

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

      (29) "Hazardous constituent" is defined by KRS 224.01.010(42).

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

      (31) "Hazardous waste site or facility" means a place at which hazardous waste is treated, stored, or disposed of by landfilling, incineration, or another method and includes boiler, disposal facility, elementary neutralization unit, incinerator, industrial furnace, hazardous waste transfer facility, injection well, landfill, land treatment facility, miscellaneous unit, pile or waste pile, replacement unit, storage facility, sludge dryer, surface impoundment, tank, thermal treatment facility, totally enclosed treatment facility, treatment facility, or wastewater treatment unit.

      (32) "Holocene" means the most recent epoch of the Quaternary period, extending from the end of the Pleistocene to the present.

      (33) "Independently audited" means an audit was performed by an independent certified public accountant in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.

      (34) "Industrial solid waste" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(31)(a)(3).

      (35) "Interim status" means the designation of a hazardous waste site or facility that was in existence on November 19, 1980, and has submitted a Part A application under 401 KAR Chapter 38 and is treated as having a permit until final administrative disposition of the application is made.

      (36) "Land disposal" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(43).

      (37) "Legal defense costs" means expenses that an insurer incurs in defending against claims of third parties brought under the terms and conditions of an insurance policy.

      (38) "Liabilities" means probable future sacrifices of economic benefits arising from present obligations to transfer assets or provide services to other entities in the future as a result of past transactions or events.

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

      (40) "Monitoring" means the act of systematically inspecting and collecting data on operational parameters or on the quality of the air, soil, groundwater, or surface water.

      (41) "Monitoring well" means a well used to obtain water samples for water quality and quantity analysis and groundwater levels.

      (42) "Municipal solid waste" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(31)(a)(4).

      (43) "Net working capital" means current assets minus current liabilities.

      (44) "Net worth" means total assets minus total liabilities and is equivalent to owner's equity.

      (45) "New facility" means a hazardous waste site or facility that commenced construction after November 19, 1980.

      (46) "Nonsudden accidental occurrence" means an occurrence that takes place over time and involves continuous or repeated exposure.

      (47) "Off-site" means properties noncontiguous to the site.

      (48) "Operator" means any person responsible for overall operation of an on-site or off-site waste facility, including any private contractor conducting operational activities at a federal facility.

      (49) "Owner" means any person who owns an on-site or off-site waste facility or any part of a facility.

      (50) "Parent corporation" means a corporation that directly owns at least fifty (50) percent of the voting stock of the corporation, which is the facility owner or operator; the latter corporation is deemed a "subsidiary" of the parent corporation.

      (51) "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, 401 KAR Chapters 30 through 49;

      (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.

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

      (53) "Point of compliance" means for hazardous waste sites and facilities, groundwater monitoring wells located within 250 feet of the waste boundary approved by the cabinet.

      (54) "Polychlorinated biphenyl" or "PCB" means halogenated organic compounds defined in accordance with 40 C.F.R. 761.3 effective June 24, 1999.

      (55) "Postclosure care" means the manner in which a facility shall be maintained if it no longer accepts waste for disposal.

      (56) "Postclosure monitoring and maintenance" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(18).

      (57) "Postclosure plan" means the plan for postclosure care prepared in accordance with the requirements of 401 KAR 34:070, Sections 8 to 11 or 401 KAR 35:070, Sections 8 to 11.

      (58) "Professional engineer" is defined by KRS 322.010(3).

      (59) "Professional land surveyor" is defined by KRS 322.010(9).

      (60) "Property damage" is defined by 40 C.F.R. 264.141(g).

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

      (62) "Regulated unit" means hazardous waste land disposal sites or facilities, or portions of existing hazardous waste land disposal sites or facilities that continued to receive waste after January 26, 1983.

      (63) "Site" means the land or water area where a facility or activity is physically located or conducted, including adjacent land used in connection with the waste facility or activity.

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

      (65) "Solid waste management unit" means a discernible unit at which solid wastes have been placed at any time, irrespective of whether the unit was intended for the management of solid or hazardous waste and includes any area at a facility at which solid wastes have been routinely and systematically released.

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

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

      (68) "Substantial business relationship" is defined by 40 C.F.R. 264.141(h).

      (69) "Sudden accidental occurrence" means an occurrence that is not continuous or repeated in nature.

      (70) "Tangible net worth" means the tangible assets that:

      (a) Remain after deducting liabilities; and

      (b) Do not include intangibles such as goodwill and rights to patents or royalties.

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

      (72) "The full amount of liability coverage to be provided" means the amount of coverage for sudden and nonsudden occurrences required to be provided by the owner or operator, less the amount of financial assurance for liability coverage that is being provided by other financial assurance mechanisms being used to demonstrate financial assurance by the owner or operator.

      (73) "Transfer Facility" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(48).

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

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

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

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

      (78) "Washout" means the movement of hazardous waste from the active portion of the facility as a result of flooding.

      (79) "Waste boundary" means the outermost perimeter of the waste (projected in the horizontal plane) as it would exist at completion of the disposal activity.

      (80) "Waste pile" or "pile" means a noncontainerized accumulation of solid, nonflowing hazardous waste that is used for treatment or storage and that is not a containment building.

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

 

      Section 2. Substitution of Federal References. (1) The following federal parts and subparts, which are cited by federal regulations referenced in 401 KAR Chapter 34, 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 34, 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. 261.3

401 KAR 31:010, Section 3

40 C.F.R. 261.6

401 KAR 31:010, Section 6

40 C.F.R. 264.97

401 KAR 34:060, Section 8

40 C.F.R. 264.221

401 KAR 34:200, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 264.251

401 KAR 34:210, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 264.143

401 KAR 34:080

40 C.F.R. 264.145

401 KAR 34:080

40 C.F.R. 264.301

401 KAR 34:230, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 264.1082

401 KAR 34:281, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 266.202

401 KAR 36:080, Section 3

40 C.F.R. 266.205

401 KAR 36:080, Section 6

40 C.F.R. 270.1

401 KAR 38:010, Section 1

40 C.F.R. 270.4

401 KAR 38:010, Section 3

40 C.F.R. 270.50

401 KAR 38:040, Section 5

40 C.F.R. 270.61

401 KAR 38:060, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 270.62

401 KAR 38:060, Section 3

40 C.F.R. 270.63

401 KAR 38:060, Section 4

      (3) The following federal regulations, which are cited by the federal regulations referenced in 401 KAR Chapter 34, 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. 262.12

401 KAR 32:010, Section 3 and 4

40 C.F.R. 264.1

401 KAR 34:010, Section 1

40 C.F.R. 264.18

401 KAR 34:020, Section 9

40 C.F.R. 264.75

401 KAR 34:050, Section 6

40 C.F.R. 264.77

401 KAR 34:050, Section 8

40 C.F.R. 264.94

401 KAR 34:060, Section 5

40 C.F.R. 264.101

401 KAR 34:060, Section 12

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. 264.1031

401 KAR 34:005

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. 270.14(b)

401 KAR 38:090, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 270.30

401 KAR 38:030, Section 1

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. 1093; Am. 2016; eff. 3-12-97; 33 Ky.R. 2010; 3752; eff. 6-13-2007; 34 Ky.R. 2451; 35 Ky.R. 262; eff. 8-21-08.)