Kentucky Hazardous Waste Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kentucky Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste container rules: 401 Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 39:090, Section 1 and 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2(1) (interim status)

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Hazardous waste treatment tank rules: 401 KAR 39:090, Section 1 and 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2(1) (interim status)

Hazardous waste surface impoundment rules: 401 KAR 39:090, Section 1 and 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2(1) (interim status)

Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: 401 KAR 39:090, Section 1 and 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2(1) (interim status)

Hazardous waste incineration rules: 401 KAR 39:090, Section 1 and 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2(1) (interim status)

Thermal treatment interim-status facility rules: 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2(1)

Chemical, physical, and biological interim-status facility treatment rules: 401 KAR 39:090, Section 2(1)

Treatment facility fees: 401 KAR 39:120

Generator on-site treatment:

Additional state requirements: 401 KAR 39:080, Section 1(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 state's adoption by reference of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective on the federal level as of May 30, 2017, and effective in Kentucky as of December 7, 2017, allows generators to treat hazardous waste in tanks, containers, containment buildings, and on drip pads provided certain additional state requirements are met. Kentucky adopts by reference the federal rules for permitted and interim-status hazardous waste treatment facilities with additional state permit, fee, and facility ...


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Kentucky Hazardous Waste Treatment Resources

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Forms Treatment and Storage Facility Inspection Form
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