SOLID WASTE PROCESSING AND DISPOSAL
(Rule 1200-01-07-.01, continued)
make application to the Commissioner for waste evaluation unless the Commissioner determines such is not necessary. Such application must be on a form provided by the Department and completed according to the accompanying instructions. This application shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, a chemical and physical description of the solid waste, the amounts of and frequencies such solid waste is to be managed at the facility, a description of the processes or operations generating the waste, and an identification of the facility which such person wants to handle his waste, and any additional information needed by the Commissioner to clarify the application.
Applications determined manage the
shall be evaluated by the Commissioner upon receipt.
If it is
by the special
Commissioner that the facility can waste, considering the nature of the
safely and effectively special waste and the
and operation of the facility, the Commissioner shall (with a copy to the facility operator) of his approval.
notify the applicant in If the Commissioner
determines that the facility cannot so manage the special waste, applicant (with a copy to the operator) in writing of his denial.
The Commissioner may inspect special waste generators as authorized at TCA 68-211-102(b) and take waste samples as deemed necessary to evaluate special waste or potential special waste.
Persons who generate and have special waste processed or disposed of at an off-site facility must:
Every three years, recertify the accuracy of the information on a form provided by the Department, thereby certifying that there has been no change in the waste stream or the process generating the waste since the original special waste approval was granted by the Department, and
Submit all recertifications as required by subpart (i) as follows:
Originals of such recertification forms shall be submitted to the off- site processing or disposal facility that receives the waste stream and copies to the Department at the address indicated on the forms;
Recertifications shall be submitted by July 1 of the third year from the original approval or the last recertification; and
All special waste approvals will expire on July 1 of the third year from approval if not recertified as provided herein.
If a change in the waste stream or the process generating the waste has occurred since the original special waste approval was granted, the generator (applicant) shall submit a new special waste request to the Department.
Landfills and/or waste processing facilities shall not accept a special waste at their facilities without the written, special waste approval from the Department unless the waste is specifically authorized in the facility permit.
A request from a special waste generator to transfer special waste approval from one facility to another permitted facility does not require a new waste evaluation nor an application review fee.
May, 2010 (Revised)