Subchapter D. ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIAL HANDLING AND RESIDUAL WASTES


GENERAL

Sec.


273.401.    Scope.

SPECIFIC WASTES


273.411.    Processed regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste disposal.
273.412.    Sewage sludge plan.
273.413.    Plan for ash residue from municipal waste incineration.
273.414.    Plan for disposal of PCBs, friable asbestos containing waste
and other special handling waste.

273.421.    [Reserved].

Cross References

   This subchapter cited in 25 Pa. Code §  273.501 (relating to scope).

GENERAL


§ 273.401. Scope.

 (a)  A person or municipality that operates or proposes to operate a municipal waste landfill shall comply with the applicable requirements of this subchapter if the person or municipality proposes to dispose of special handling or residual wastes at the facility.

 (b)  The requirements of this subchapter are in addition to the application requirements in Subchapter B (relating to application requirements).

SPECIFIC WASTES


§ 273.411. Processed regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste disposal.

 (a)  An application for the disposal of processed regulated medical or chemotherapeutic waste shall contain necessary plans and specifications showing how the applicant will comply with §  273.511 or §  273.512 (relating to processed regulated medical waste disposal; and chemotherapeutic waste), or both, whichever is applicable.

 (b)  The application, on a form provided by the Department, shall contain the following information:

   (1)  The name and location of the generator of the waste.

   (2)  A description of the origin and content of the waste, its containerization and the expected volume and frequency of waste disposal at the facility.

   (3)  A description of the facility where the waste will be disinfected prior to disposal, including its name and location. For a permitted processing facility that is not operating under a permit by rule under Chapter 271, Subchapter B (relating to general requirements for permits and permit applications), the applicant shall provide the permit number.

   (4)  A description of the processing methods to be used for each type of waste, including, when necessary, schematic drawings.

   (5)  A description of the containers to be used for storage during collection and during movement within the facility, including the length of storage.

   (6)  A description of the alternatives to be used if the processing equipment is inoperable, and the procedures to be used for storage of the waste if it cannot be promptly processed.

   (7)  A description of handling and safety measures that will be employed for each type of waste, including personal protection and safety as well as modifications to the operational safety plan that are required.

   (8)  If disinfection will be employed, a description of the monitoring and quality assurance program to ensure proper disinfection.

   (9)  A description of modifications to an existing processing facility that are required to process the waste, including drawings.

   (10)  A certification indicating that the waste to be disposed is noninfectious. The certification shall include the method of processing, indicator test results and testing frequency.

Source

   The provisions of this §  273.411 adopted April 8, 1988, effective April 9, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 1681; amended August 7, 1992, effective August 8, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 4185; amended November 7, 2014, effective November 8, 2014, 44 Pa.B. 7021. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (273101).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  273.511 (relating to processed regulated medical waste disposal).

§ 273.412. Sewage sludge plan.

 (a)  An application for the disposal of sewage sludge at a municipal waste landfill shall show how the operator plans to comply with §  273.513 (relating to sewage sludge).

 (b)  The application shall also contain the information required by §  273.421 (Reserved).

§ 273.413. Plan for ash residue from municipal waste incineration.

 (a)  An application to dispose of ash residue from municipal waste incineration shall include the plans, drawings and specifications, including necessary narrative descriptions, to show how the applicant plans to comply with §  273.514 (relating ash residue from municipal waste incineration).

 (b)  The application shall include:

   (1)  Identification of the location, type and size of the municipal waste incineration facility generating the ash residue to be disposed at the landfill.

   (2)  The weight or volume of ash residue that is proposed to be disposed at the landfill.

   (3)  Copies of chemical analyses that have been performed on the ash residue to be disposed at the landfill.

§ 273.414. Plan for disposal of PCBs, friable asbestos containing waste and other special handling waste.

 (a)  An application for the disposal of PCBs shall comply with §  288.191 (relating to plan for disposal of PCBs).

 (b)  An application for the disposal of friable asbestos containing waste shall comply with §  288.192 (relating to plan for the disposal of friable asbestos containing waste).

 (c)  An application for the disposal of other special handling wastes shall include plans showing how the applicant will comply with additional requirements imposed under §  273.515 (relating to PCBs, friable asbestos containing waste and other special handling wastes).

Source

   The provisions of this §  273.414 adopted July 2, 1992, effective July 4, 1992, 22 Pa. B. 3389.

§ 273.421. [Reserved].


Source

   The provisions of this §  273.421 adopted April 8, 1988, effective April 9, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 1681; reserved July 2, 1992, effective July 4, 1992, 22 Pa. B. 3389. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (126242) to (126244).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  273.412 (relating to sewage sludge plan).



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