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Additional state closure requirements:
Closure for noncompliance: Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 224.46-520(8)
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. Kentucky adopts by reference the federal closure and post-closure rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs). The state has additional state requirements in connection with facility operational noncompliance and facilities located in floodplains. Unlike the federal rules, Kentucky requires that certain fees be submitted with the facility’s closure plan and that fees be paid in connection with the facility’s post-closure permit application. Kentucky also has additional requirements in connection with the financial assurance needed for closure, post-closure, and liability coverage.
In addition to complying with the general closure and post-closure standards, owners or operators of the ...