401 KAR 34:070. Closure and postclosure

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Published: 2015

      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.)
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