Kentucky Corrective Action regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kentucky Corrective Action: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Corrective action standards and requirements for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 401 Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 39:090, Section 1; 401 KAR 39:090, Section 8; and 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2(1) (interim status)

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Fees: Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 224.46-016 and 401 KAR 39:120, Section 3(3)

Financial assurance:

Financial mechanisms: KRS 224.46.520; KRS 224.46.530; 401 KAR 39:090, Section 1; 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2(1); 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2(3); and 401 KAR 39:090, Section 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. Kentucky has incorporated by reference the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at TSDFs, as well as the federal rules for corrective action management units (CAMUs), temporary units (TUs), and staging piles. The state also requires fees for reviewing a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) facility investigation plan or a corrective action plan.

See the national section CORRECTIVE ACTION to review the federal rules for CAMUs, TUs, and staging piles.

Administration and enforcement. The Department for Environmental Protection's (DEP) Division of Waste Management administers and enforces all of the corrective action requirements in Kentucky.

State Requirements

CORRECTIVE ACTION FEES

KRS 224.46-016 and 401 KAR 39:120, Section 3(3)

Any facility owner or operator that is required to submit a RCRA facility investigation plan or a corrective action plan to the DEP must submit with the plan the ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
Forms