SOLID WASTE PROCESSING AND DISPOSAL
(Rule 1200-01-07-.02, continued)
Purpose - The purpose of this rule is to establish the procedures, documentation, and other requirements which must be met in order for a person to be permitted to operate a solid waste storage, processing or disposal facility in Tennessee.
The requirements of this rule apply as specified to operators of facilities in Tennessee. Except as otherwise provided in this rule, no facility can lawfully store, process, or dispose of solid waste unless the operator has a permit.
Each classification of disposal, processing, or transfer facility on a site must have a separate permit. However, a processing facility may have more than one unit.
The following facilities or practices are not subject to the requirement to have a permit:
Disposal of septic tank pumpings;
Reclamation of surface mines;
Disposal of farming wastes at facilities which are on the site of generation
and with a fill area of less than one acre in areal extent when completed;
Disposal of landscaping and land clearing wastes at facilities which are on the site of generation and with a fill area of less than one acre in areal extent when completed;
Disposal of construction/demolition wastes at facilities which are on-site of generation and with a fill area of less than one acre in areal extent when completed;
Burning solid wastes for energy recovery or processing solid wastes to produce a fuel or processing solid waste for materials recovery, provided such burning or processing occurs on the site of generation or at a site owned or operated by the same corporation or subsidiaries of such corporation;
Processing or disposal of solid wastes at hazardous waste management facilities authorized by permit or interim status under rule 1200-01-11-.07;
Baling, shredding, and mechanical or other processing of solid waste on the site of generation or at a site owned or operated by the same corporation or subsidiaries of such corporation;
Processing of industrial wastewaters in on-site facilities subject to regulation under T.C.A. §69-3-101 et seq.;
Processing or disposal of the following materials:
Domestic sewage and any mixture of domestic sewage and other wastes that passes through a sewer system to a publicly-owned wastewater treatment works for treatment;
May, 2010 (Revised)