401 KAR 34:070. Closure and postclosure.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Subchapters 224.01, 224.10, 224.40, 224.43, 224.46, 224.50, 224.70, 224.99, 40 C.F.R. 264 Subpart G

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 224.10-100, 224.46-520

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 224.46-520 requires that persons engaging in the storage, treatment, and disposal of hazardous waste obtain a permit. KRS 224.46-520 requires the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet to establish standards for these permits, to require adequate financial responsibility, to establish minimum standards for closure of all facilities and the postclosure monitoring and maintenance of hazardous waste disposal facilities. This administrative regulation establishes standards for closure and postclosure of facilities.

 

      Section 1. Applicability. The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.110, effective July 1, 2005.

 

      Section 2. Closure Performance Standard. The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.111, effective July 1, 2005.

 

      Section 3. Closure Plan and Amendment of a Plan. (1) The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.112, effective July 1, 2005.

      (2) The citation to Section 3008 of RCRA in the federal regulation referenced in subsection (1) of this section shall be replaced with KRS 224.10-100, 224.10-440, 224.46-530, or 224.99-010.

 

      Section 4. Time Allowed for Closure. (1) The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.113, except 264.113(e)(7)(v), effective July 1, 2005.

      (2) The citation to 42 U.S.C. 3004(o)(1) and 3005(j)(1) in 40 C.F.R. 264.113(e) shall be replaced with the following administrative regulations:

      (a) 401 KAR 34:200, Section 2;

      (b) 401 KAR 34:230, Section 2;

      (c) 401 KAR 34:240, Section 4; and

      (d) 401 KAR 35:200, Section 10.

      (3) The citation to 42 U.S.C. 3004(o)(2) or (3) in 40 C.F.R. 264.113(e) shall be replaced with 401 KAR 34:200, Section 2.

      (4) The citation to 42 U.S.C. 3005(j)(2), (3), (4), or (13) in 40 C.F.R. 264.113(e) shall be replaced with 401 KAR 35:200, Section 10.

 

      Section 5. Disposal or Decontamination of Equipment, Structures, and Soils. The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.114, effective July 1, 2005.

 

      Section 6. Certification of Closure. The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.115, effective July 1, 2005.

 

      Section 7. Survey Plat. The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.116, effective July 1, 2005.

 

      Section 8. Postclosure Care and Use of Property. (1) The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.117, effective July 1, 2005.

      (2) A decision to shorten the postclosure care period, as specified in 40 C.F.R. 264.117(a)(2)(i), shall also be made in accordance with KRS 224.46-520(4).

 

      Section 9. Postclosure Plan and Amendment of a Plan. (1) The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.118, effective July 1, 2005.

      (2) The reference in 40 C.F.R. 264.118(c) to 40 C.F.R. 264.18(b)(3) is incorrect. The reference shall be to 40 C.F.R. 264.118(b)(3).

      (3) In addition to the requirements to shorten the postclosure monitoring and maintenance of a permitted facility in subsection (1) of this section, the requirements of KRS 224.46-520(4) shall also be applicable.

 

      Section 10. Postclosure Notices. The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.119, effective July 1, 2005.

 

      Section 11. Certification of Completion of Postclosure Care. The subject matter shall be governed by 40 C.F.R. 264.120, effective July 1, 2005. (Recodified from 401 KAR 2:063, Section 6, eff. 3-1-83; Am. 9 Ky.R. 993; eff. 3-1-83; 10 Ky.R. 89; eff. 12-2-83; 12 Ky.R. 757; eff. 2-4-86; 14 Ky.R. 1389; 1800; eff. 3-10-88; 17 Ky.R. 304; eff. 9-25-90; 19 Ky.R. 149; eff. 9-23-92; 20 Ky.R. 1148; 1896; eff. 2-10-94; 23 Ky.R. 597; eff. 3-12-97; 33 Ky.R. 2050; 3784; eff. 6-13-2007.)