SOLID WASTE PROCESSING AND DISPOSAL
(Rule 1200-01-07-.02, continued) (II)
Industrial wastewater discharges that are point source discharges subject to permits under T.C.A. §69-3-101 et seq.;
Irrigation return flows;
Source, special nuclear, or by-product material as defined by the
Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.);
Materials subjected to in-situ mining techniques which are not removed from the ground as part of the extraction process;
Farming wastes which are returned to the soil as fertilizers; and
Mining overburden returned to the mine site;
Processing or disposal of solid wastes by deep underground injection
which are permitted under the Water Quality Act pursuant to the Underground Injection Control Regulations chapter 1200-04-06.
(xiii) The use of solely natural rock, dirt, stumps, pavement, concrete and rebar, and/or brick rubble as fill material.
The use and/or disposal of Petroleum contaminated soil and rock generated from the clean-up of leaking Underground Storage Tank sites regulated under rule 1200-01-15, provided such materials are treated and the benzene level is below 5 ppm and the total petroleum hydrocarbon level is below 100 ppm and provided that the method of treatment was reviewed and approved by the Division of Underground Storage Tanks.
The processing of waste tires at facilities that are permitted or otherwise authorized by this rule chapter to store and/or dispose of waste tires.
(xvi) The storage of solid waste that is incidental to its recycling, reuse, reclamation or salvage provided that upon request of the Commissioner, the operator demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Commissioner that there is a viable market for all stored waste and provided that all waste is stored in a manner that minimizes the potential for harm to the public and the environment. Material may not be stored for more than one (1) year without written approval from the Division.
(xvii) The storage of solid waste incidental to its collection. (The storage of solid waste at permitted facilities and permit-by-rule facilities and storage in a
manner constituting requirements).
The collection of “used oil” and/or the processing of used oil filters, provided that the used oil and/or filters are received directly from “do-it- yourselfers” as the terms are defined at T.C.A. §68-211-1002.
The processing of landscaping or land clearing wastes or unpainted, unstained, and untreated wood into mulch.
The land application of both publicly-owned treatment works water sludges and publicly-owned treatment waste water sludges from facilities that are subject to regulatory standards of the Department’s Division of Water Supply and Division of Water Pollution Control.
May, 2010 (Revised)