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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kentucky has adopted the federal accumulation time rules, including the March 2000 federal accumulation time standards that allow LQGs that generate wastewater treatment sludges from the metal finishing industry (i.e., EPA Waste F006) to accumulate F006 beyond the usual 90-day LQG limitation. DEP imposes one additional requirement: that LQGs (persons generating more than 1,000 kilograms (kg) of hazardous waste per month) and SQGs (persons generating more than 100 kg but less than 1,000 kg of hazardous waste per month) requesting an extension of the accumulation time period supply specific information in a written request.
See the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE for information on how to store hazardous waste on-site without a permit.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Hazardous Waste Branch administers and enforces the generator accumulation time rules in Kentucky.
EXTENSION OF ACCUMULATION TIME PERIOD
Like the federal rules, LQGs that wish to accumulate hazardous wastes for more than 90 days and SQGs that wish to accumulate hazardous wastes for more than 180 days must request an accumulation time extension from DEP. ...