North Carolina TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

North Carolina TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit laws and rules: General Statutes of North Carolina (N.C. Gen. Stat.) 130A-294.1, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-295 to 130A-295.02, and regulations at 15A North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 13A.0105, and 15A NCAC 13A.0113

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TSDF location standards: 15A NCAC 13A.0109(c), 15A NCAC 13A.0109(r), and 15A NCAC 13A.0110(b) (interim status)

Permit application process:

Long-term storage facilities: 15A NCAC 13A.0102(d)(4)

Permit issuance prerequisites: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-295 and N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-295.01

Permit application information: 15A NCAC 13A.0109 and 15A NCAC 13A.0113

Public hearings: 15A NCAC 13A.0109(r)(7)

Notification: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-295.01

Location standards:

General location standards: 15A NCAC 13A.0109(r)(1)

Facility-specific location standards: 15A NCAC 13A.0109(r)(4)

Separation standards: 15A NCAC 13A.0109(r)(2) and 15A NCAC 13A.0109(r)(3)

Resident inspector program: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-295.02


Application fees: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-294.1(m) and 15A NCAC 13A.0113(o)

Permit modification fees: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-294.1(n) and 15A NCAC 13A.0113(o)

Annual fees: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-294.1

Fees for special purpose commercial hazardous waste facilities: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-295.02(j), 15A NCAC 13A.0116, and 15A NCAC 13A.0117(b)

Hourly operation fee: 15A NCAC 13A.0117(a)

Regulatory Agency

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Section

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. North Carolina adopts by reference the federal hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit rules with the exception ...

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