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Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) Department for Environmental Protection (DEP)
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kentucky's requirements concerning security for air toxics mirror the federal requirements. See the state section RISK MANAGEMENT for more information.
Kentucky's rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) follow the federal requirements in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills, the owners and operators of contained solid (nonhazardous) waste landfills must avoid unauthorized access with specific state requirements in connection with locks and signage at the facility's access points. The state rules do not address the storage of solid waste military munitions or hazardous waste munitions and explosives.
• Administration and enforcement. Kentucky's Office of Homeland Security coordinates the commonwealth's crime prevention and emergency preparedness efforts.
The Department for Environmental Protection's (DEP) Division of Waste Management administers and enforces the security rules for hazardous waste TSDFs and contained solid waste landfills in Kentucky.
The Office of Homeland Security is charged with coordinating ...