401 KAR 38:005. Definitions for 401 KAR Chapter 38.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS Subchapters 224.01, 224.10, 224.40, 224.43, 224.46, 40 C.F.R. 144, 260.10, 270.2, 33 U.S.C. 1251, 42 U.S.C. 3001, Pub. L. 92-217, 92-500, 95-523, 95-576, 95-1900, EO 2008-507, 2008-532

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 224.10-100, 224.46-505, 224.46-520

      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 Environment 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 38. 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 38.

 

      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) "Administrator", "agency", "regional administrator", "assistant administrator", "assistant administrator for solid waste and emergency response", "director", "regional director", or "state director" means the Energy and Environment Cabinet, pursuant to EO 2008-507 and 2008-531, effective June 16, 2080.

      (4) "Burn" means burning for energy recovery or destruction, or processing for materials recovery or as an ingredient.

      (5) "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.

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

      (7) "Corrective Action Management Unit" 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.

      (8) "CWA" means the Clean Water Act (formerly referred to as the Federal Water Pollution Control Act or Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972) Pub. L. 92-500, as amended by Pub. L. 92-217 and Pub. L. 95-576; 33 U.S.C. 1251-1387.

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

      (10) "Draft permit" means a document prepared under 401 KAR 38:050, Section 3, indicating the cabinet's tentative decision to issue or deny, modify, revoke and reissue, terminate, or reissue a permit. A notice of intent to terminate a permit or a notice of intent to deny a permit, as discussed in 401 KAR 38:050, Section 2 is a "draft permit". A proposed permit is not a (draft permit). A denial of a request for modification, revocation and reissuance, or termination, as discussed in 401 KAR 38:050, is not a "draft permit".

      (11) "Emergency permit" means a hazardous waste management permit issued in accordance with 401 KAR 38:060, Section 2.

      (12) "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".

      (13) "Facility mailing list" means the mailing list for a facility maintained by the cabinet in accordance with 401 KAR 38:050, Section 7(3)(a).

      (14) "Facility or activity" means an HWM facility or another facility or activity (including land or appurtenances thereto) that is subject to regulation under 401 KAR Chapters 34, 35, or 38.

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

      (16) "Functionally equivalent component" means a component that performs the same function or measurement and meets or exceeds the performance specifications of another component.

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

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

      (19) "Hazardous Waste Management Facility" or "HWM Facility" means all contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances, and improvements on the land, used for treating, storing, or disposing of hazardous waste. A facility may consist of several treatment, storage, or disposal operational units.

      (20) "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.

      (21) "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 or under 40 C.F.R. Part 270 and is treated as having a permit until final administrative disposition of the application is made.

      (22) "KPDES" means the Kentucky Pollution Discharge Elimination System.

      (23) "Major facility" means a facility or activity classified as a major facility by the regional administrator in conjunction with the cabinet.

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

      (25) "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.

      (26) "Off-site" means a site that is not on-site.

      (27) "Part A of the application" or "Part A" means the standard forms or format for applying for a hazardous waste site or facility permit as required in 401 KAR 38:080.

      (28) "Part B of the application" or "Part B" means the standard format for applying for a hazardous waste site or facility permit as required in 401 KAR 38:090 to 38:300.

      (29) "Permit":

      (a) Means an authorization, license, or equivalent control document issued by the cabinet to implement the requirements of 401 KAR Chapter 38. Permit includes permit by rule, emergency permit, and standardized permit.

      (b) Permit does not include interim status (401 KAR 38:020) or permit that has not been subject to final agency action, such as a draft permit or a proposed permit.

      (30) "Permit by rule" means authorization allowing certain classes of sites or facilities to manage waste consistent with 401 KAR Chapters 30 to 49, without submission of a registration or permit application to the cabinet, including facilities operating under an interim status permit and facilities identified in 401 KAR 38:060, Section 1.

      (31) "Permittee" means a person holding a valid permit issued by the cabinet to manage, treat, store, or dispose of waste.

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

      (33) "Physical construction" means excavation, movement of earth, erection of forms or structures, or similar activity to prepare an HWM facility to accept hazardous waste.

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

      (35) "Remedial action plan" is defined by 40 C.F.R. 270.2.

      (36) "Research, development, and demonstration permit" means a permit issued by the cabinet for a hazardous waste treatment facility that utilizes an innovative and experimental hazardous waste treatment technology or process for which permit standards for the experimental activity have not been promulgated under 401 KAR Chapters 34, 35, or 36.

      (37) "Schedule of compliance" is defined by 40 C.F.R. 270.2.

      (38) "SDWA" means the Safe Drinking Water Act (Pub. L. 95-523, as amended by Pub. L. 95-1900; 42 U.S.C. 300f-300j-26).

      (39) "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 facility or activity.

      (40) "Solid waste" is defined by KRS 224.01-010(31)(a).

      (41) "State" means the Energy and Environment Cabinet, pursuant to EO 2008-507 and 2008-531, effective June 16, 2008.

      (42) "State/EPA agreement" means an agreement between the regional administrator and the cabinet that coordinates EPA and Cabinet activities, responsibilities, and programs.

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

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

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

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

      (47) "UIC well" means an underground injection control well as provided in 40 C.F.R. Part 144.

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

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

      (50) "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 38, 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 38, 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. 261.4

401 KAR 31:010, Section 4

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. 264.301

401 KAR 34:230, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 264.251

401 KAR 34:210, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 265.94

401 KAR 35:060, Section 5

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. 270.2

401 KAR 38:005

40 C.F.R. 270.3

401 KAR 38:010, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 270.10

401 KAR 38:070, Section 1

40 C.F.R. 270.14

401 KAR 38:090

40 C.F.R. 270.17

401 KAR 38:170

40 C.F.R. 270.50

401 KAR 38:040, Section 5

40 C.F.R. 270.60

401 KAR 38:060

40 C.F.R. 270.61

401 KAR 38:060, Section 2

40 C.F.R. 270.62

401 38:060, Section 3

40 C.F.R. 270.63

401 38:060, Section 4

      (3) The following federal regulations, which are cited by the federal regulations referenced in 401 KAR Chapter 38 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. 264.18

401 KAR 34:020, Section 9

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. 266.106

401 KAR 36:020, Section 8

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. 266 Appendix V

401 KAR 36:025, Section 5

40 C.F.R. 270.13

401 KAR 38:080

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. 1179; Am. 2113; eff. 3-12-97; 33 Ky.R. 2648; 4060; eff. 6-13-2007; 34 Ky.R. 2470; 35 Ky.R. 45; 273; eff. 8-21-08.)