Kentucky Recordkeeping regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kentucky Recordkeeping: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: 401 Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 52:020; 401 KAR 52:030; 401 KAR 52:040; 401 KAR 52:070; and 401 KAR 59:005, Section 3

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Asbestos: 401 KAR 58:040, Section 12

Hazardous waste:

Small quantity generators (SQGs) and large quantity generators (LQGs): Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 224.46-510(1)(f) and 401 KAR 39:080, Section 1(1)

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 401 KAR 39:090, Section 1; 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2; and 401 KAR 39:090, Section 9(17)

Pesticides: 302 KAR 28:020, Section 2

Solid (nonhazardous) waste:

Permit-by-rule facilities: 401 KAR 47:110, Section 2(3) and KRS 224.43-330

Landfills: 401 KAR 47:190, Section 8(b)(3); 401 KAR 48:170, Section 2(5); 401 KAR 48:060, Section 2(19); 401 KAR 48:090, Section 12; and 401 KAR 45:110, Section 4(1)(b)

Municipal solid waste disposal facilities: KRS 224.43-330

Registered permit-by-rule solid waste incinerators: 401 KAR 47:110, Section 2(4)

Municipal solid waste transporters: KRS 174.450(7) and 601 KAR 40:020, Section 6

Waste tire transporters: KRS 224.50-874

Regulatory Agencies

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Department for Environmental Protection (DEP)

Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Kentucky recordkeeping regulations are stricter in some cases than the federal. See the TABLE in this section for state-specific environmental requirements. See the national section RECORDKEEPING for more information on federal recordkeeping requirements.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's various divisions administer and enforce recordkeeping rules in Kentucky.


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