Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection Proposes Consolidations of the Bulk of Hazardous Waste Regulations

On July 13, 2017 the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection submitted its proposed amendments of multiple sections of the state’s hazardous waste regulations to the state’s Legislative Review Committee (LRC). The effect of these changes will consolidate and move the majority of the regulations to new sections.

Some of the proposed changes are as follows: Repeal of Chapter 31 Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste and consolidation into 401 KAR 39:080; repeal of Chapter 32 Standards Applicable to Generators of Hazardous Waste and consolidation into 401 KAR 39:080; repeal of Chapter 33 Standards Applicable to Transporters of Hazardous Waste and consolidation into 401 KAR 39:080; repeal of Chapter 34 standards for Owners and Operators of hazardous Waste Storage Facilities and consolidation into 401 KAR 39:090; repeal of Chapter 35 interim status standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities and consolidation into 401 KAR 39:090; repeal of parts of Chapter 39 Hazardous Waste Fees 401 KAR 39:100 and 401 KAR 39:110 and consolidation into 401 KAR 39:120; repeal of Chapter 44 Management of Used Oil and consolidation into 401 KAR 39:080.

A public hearing shall be held on August 24, 2017 at 6:00 PM at 300 Sower Blvd, 1st Floor, Training Room C as long as attendees notify the agency of their attendance at least 5 days prior to the hearing. Written comment will be accepted through August 31, 2017 and can be sent to Louanna Aldridge, Environmental Control Supervisor 300 Sower Blvd, 2nd Floor, phone (502)782-6538, fax (502)564-4245, email Louanna.Aldridge@ky.gov.

Sources:

Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection Proposes Consolidations of the Bulk of Hazardous Waste Regulations, Administrative Register of Kentucky, Volume 44, Number 2 (2017).