SOLID WASTE PROCESSING AND DISPOSAL
Rule 1200-01-07-.04, continued)
Whole tires or shredded, chipped, chopped or circumferentially sliced tires may be stored on site provided that the tire storage areas conform with the following standards:
The storage area shall be surrounded by an 18 inch high earthen berm to manage run-on and run-off and be sufficient to contain water in the event of a fire, and to provide that:
All surface run-off is directed around the site;
All rain water collected within the berm must be directed to an appropriate release point; and
All fire control water can be contained until release is approved.
Tire piles shall be restricted to the following dimensions - 200 feet long, 50 feet wide, and 15 feet high. Whole tires shall be covered by a material sufficient to shield the tires from precipitation or an effective insect vector and rodent control program shall be established.
A buffer zone of at least 50 feet wide shall separate tire piles from each other and from active disposal areas.
In order to reduce the risk of fires;
The storage areas and the buffer zone shall be kept free of brush and high grass;
No flammable liquids may be stored nor may equipment with an open flame be utilized in or within 50 feet of the storage area;
capable of immediately
notifying the responding fire department, shall be maintained; and
A letter assuring response from the responding fire district must be filed with the Division and the telephone number of the responding fire district must be posted at the facility. If service is not available specific fire control measures must be specified by letter to the Division.
The storage area may not be located:
On an active disposal area;
On a closed disposal area, unless no remaining area is available and remedial closure is specified in writing to the Division;
On an area to be utilized for disposal within one year;
May, 2010 (Revised)