SOLID WASTE PROCESSING AND DISPOSAL
(Rule 1200-01-07-.01, continued)
“Division Director” means the Director of the Division of Solid Waste Management.
“Domestic wastes” means any solid waste (including garbage, trash) derived from households (including single and multiple residences, hotels and motels, bunkhouses, ranger stations, crew quarters, campgrounds, picnic grounds, and day-use recreation areas).
“Endangered or threatened species” means any species listed in 50 CFR Part 17, as such list exists on the effective date of this rule.
“Energy recovery” means beneficial use or reuse of solid waste through the controlled combustion of such waste to recover energy therefrom.
“Energy recovery facility” means a facility for the recovery of energy or energy producing materials from the controlled processing of solid waste and the production of energy from said solid waste and other materials, including coal, for a heating and cooling system and/or for the production of electricity and process steam.
“Explosive gas” means methane (CH4).
“Facility” means all contiguous land including structures and other appurtenances and improvements on the land used for processing, disposal or land application of solid waste by an owner or operator.
“Farming wastes” means the wastes from the customary and generally accepted activities, practices, and procedures that farmers adopt, use, or engage in during the production and preparation for market of poultry, livestock, and associated farm products; and in the production and harvesting of agricultural crops which include agronomic, horticultural, and silvicultural crops and wastes resulting from aquaculture activities. However, the term does not include special wastes such as waste oils or other lubricants, unused fertilizers, or pesticide containers or residues.
“Fault” means a fracture or a zone of fractures in any material along which strata on one side have been displaced with respect to that on the other side.
“Fill Area” means the area containing waste placed for final disposal not including earthen berms or other facility appurtenances.
“Final cover” means any cover material that is spread and compacted on the top and side slopes of a disposal facility which will be permanently exposed to the environment.
“Financial assurance” refers to a financial arrangement between the operator and the state which guarantees the availability of funds which the Commissioner may use to close and provide post-closure care to a landfill if the operator fails to properly execute his responsibilities under the Act, to include the requirements of these rules and the terms of his permit.
“Floodplain” means the lowlands and relatively flat areas adjoining inland waters, including flood prone areas, which are inundated by a flood. The “100-year floodplain” refers to a floodplain which is subject to a one percent or greater chance of flooding in any given year from any source.
“Foreign matter” means the inorganic and organic constituents in a solid waste stream that are not readily decomposed and that may be present in the compost. For purposes of this rule, foreign matter is metals, glass, plastics, rubber, bones, leather, and other similar materials, but does not include sand, grit, rocks or other similar materials.
May, 2010 (Revised)