Pennsylvania Solid Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Pennsylvania Solid Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Pennsylvania Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling, and Waste Reduction Act, 53 Pennsylvania Statutes (Pa. Stat.) 4000.101 to 4000.1904

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Pennsylvania Solid Waste Management Act, 35 Pa. Stat. 6018.101 to 6018.1003

Solid waste rules: 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 271 to 299

Definitions: 25 Pa. Code 271.1 and 25 Pa. Code 287.1

Applicable rules:

Municipal waste regulation: 25 Pa. Code 287.2(b) and 25 Pa. Code 271.2(b)

Residual waste regulation: 25 Pa. Code 287.2(c), 25 Pa. Code 287.2(d), 25 Pa. Code 271.2(c), and 25 Pa. Code 271.2(d)

Municipal solid waste facilities: 25 Pa. Code 271 to 285

General permit requirements: 25 Pa. Code 271.101 to 271.231

Financial assurance: 25 Pa. Code 271.301 to 271.397

Specific municipal solid waste facility permit application, design, and operating requirements: 25 Pa. Code 273 to 283

Municipal waste storage, collection, and transportation requirements: 25 Pa. Code 285

Disposal of animal carcasses: 25 Pa. Code 243.11

Residual waste facilities: 25 Pa. Code 287 to 299

Generator responsibilities: 25 Pa. Code 287.51 to 287.56

General permit requirements: 25 Pa. Code 287.101 to 287.231

Residual waste landfill requirements: 25 Pa. Code 288.1 to 288.625

Financial assurance: 25 Pa. Code 287.301 to 287.375

Waste tires: Pennsylvania Waste Tire Recycling Act: 35 Pa. Stat. 6029.101 to 6029.116 and 25 Pa. Code 299.155 to 299.163

Waste tire disposal: 35 Pa. Stat. 6029.106

Waste tire storage: 25 Pa. Code 299.155 to 299.163

Waste tire recycling facilities: 35 Pa. Stat. 6029.106(e)

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) inspections: 25 Pa. Code 287.421 and 25 Pa. Code 271.421

Training:

Solid waste facilities: 25 Pa. Code 279.102, 25 Pa. Code 281.111, 25 Pa. Code 283.102, 25 Pa. Code 293.102, 25 ...


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