Kentucky Biennial Report regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kentucky Biennial Report: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator annual report requirements: 401 Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 39:080, Section 1(8)(a)

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Permitted and interim-status treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) annual report requirements: 401 KAR 39:090, Section 9(17)

Annual report:

Report form: 401 KAR 39:080, Section 1(8)(a) and 401 KAR 39:080, Section 6(1)

Local submissions: 401 KAR 39:080, Section 1(8)(b) and Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 224.46-510(1)(h)

Retention period: Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 224.46-510(1)(f)

Hazardous waste assessment fee and return for generators: KRS 224.46-580(7)

Regulatory Agency

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) must receive an annual report from owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) and hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs) by March 1 of each year. These annual reports fulfill the federal biennial reporting requirements for LQGs and TSDFs. The DEP compiles the information from the annual reports to complete the federal biennial reports, due to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Region 4 office by March 1 of every even-numbered year.

In addition, hazardous waste small quantity generators (SQGs) must complete and submit a Kentucky annual report.

Kentucky's annual report forms are state-generated forms that request information similar to that required by the federal biennial report.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Division of Waste Management is responsible ...

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