Kentucky Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kentucky Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Municipal solid waste:

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Municipal solid waste transporter licenses: Kentucky Revised Statutes (KRS) 174.450 and 601 Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KAR) 40:020

Identification, liability insurance and knowledge of laws: 601 KAR 40:020

Waste tires: KRS 224.50-850 to 224.50-880

Applicability: KRS 224.50-860

Registration: KRS 224.50-858

Financial assurance: KRS 224.50-862 and KRS 224.50-864

Corrective action: KRS 224.50-866

Recordkeeping: KRS 224.50-874

Regulatory Agencies

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

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Vehicle Regulation

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Regional solid waste management areas in Kentucky are required to develop solid waste management plans and submit them to Department for Environmental Protection (DEP). These plans include provisions for collection and transportation systems. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has regulations governing the vehicles used to transport solid waste and license requirements for operators of the vehicles.

Waste tire transporters in Kentucky have requirements concerning financial assurance, registration, corrective action, and recordkeeping.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Division of Waste Management administers and enforces Kentucky's rules for waste tire transporters. KYTC's Department of Vehicle Regulation and local solid waste management areas enforce the rules for municipal solid waste transporters in Kentucky.

State Requirements


License Requirements

KRS 174.450 and 601 KAR 40:020

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