Kentucky Manifests regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kentucky Manifests : What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generators: 401 Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 32:020, 401 KAR 32:040, and 401 KAR 32:100 Appendix

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Transporters: 401 KAR 33:020

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 401 KAR 34:050 and 401 KAR 35:050 (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

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

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires Kentucky (and all states) to use the revised federal form of manifest: the standardized Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). Kentucky has revised its manifest regulations as a result of the requirement to use the federal form and because EPA also revised various regulations relating to the manifest (e.g., rules concerning manifest discrepancies and rejected shipments). Kentucky's rules for hazardous waste manifest preparation and use are now the same as the federal rules, and waste handlers should go to the national section MANIFESTS for guidance.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Hazardous Waste Branch administers and enforces Kentucky's rules for manifests.

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