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26.13.06.00.htm 26.13.06.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 13 DISPOSAL OF CONTROLLED HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES Chapter 06 Interim Status Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities Authority: Environment Article, Title 7, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.13.06.01.htm 26.13.06.01. 01 General.. A. Purpose, Scope, and Applicability.. 1) The purpose of this chapter is to establish minimum State standards, which define the acceptable management of hazardous waste during the period of interim status, and until:a) Certification of final closure under Regulations .07―11 of this chapter;. b) Post-closure requirements under Regulations .12―15 of this chapter are met, if those requirements apply; orc) A final CHS permit is issued under COMAR 26.13.07..
26.13.06.02.htm 26.13.06.02. 02 General Facility Standards.. A. Except as provided in §B―F of this regulation, the owner or operator of a facility subject to this chapter shall meet the requirements of COMAR 26.13.05.02.B. The requirements of COMAR 26.13.05.02D(2)c)vi) which concern additional waste analysis requirements, are not applicable.C. In the waste analysis plan, the owner or operator shall specify, when applicable, the methods which will be used to satisfy the additional provisio
26.13.06.03.htm 26.13.06.03. 03 Preparedness and Prevention.. A. Except as provided in §B and D of this regulation, an owner or operator of a facility subject to this chapter shall comply with COMAR 26.13.05.03.B. An owner or operator of a facility shall comply with §C of this regulation instead of COMAR 26.13.05.03B during the period of interim status.C. Facility Operation. The owner or operator shall maintain and operate the facility to minimize the possibility of a fire, explosion, or any unplanne
26.13.06.04.htm 26.13.06.04. 04 Contingency Plan and Emergency Procedures.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, an owner or operator of a facility subject to this chapter shall comply with COMAR 26.13.05.04.B. For the purposes of this chapter, in COMAR 26.13.05.04E(1) "Facility permit is revised" is replaced with "Applicable regulations are revised"
26.13.06.05.htm 26.13.06.05. 05 Manifest System, Record Keeping, and Reporting.. A. Except as provided in §B and C of this regulation, the owner or operator of a facility subject to this chapter shall comply with COMAR 26.13.05.05.B. For the purpose of complying with this regulation, the owner or operator of a facility subject to this chapter shall:1) In place of the requirement of COMAR 26.13.05.05D(2)c) record and maintain in the operating record the results of waste analyses, waste determinati
26.13.06.06.htm 26.13.06.06. 06 Ground Water Protection.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, the Department adopts as its regulations the federal regulations at 40 CFR §265.90―265.94, adopted as of July 1, 1998, which are incorporated by reference.B. For the purposes of this regulation, substitute "Secretary" for "Regional Administrator".
26.13.06.07.htm 26.13.06.07. 07 Closure ― General.. A. Applicability. Except as provided in Regulation .01 of this chapter, this regulation and Regulations .08―11 of this chapter apply to the owners and operators of all interim status facilities.B. Closure Performance Standard. The owner or operator shall close the facility in a manner that:. 1) Minimizes the need for further maintenance;. 2) Controls, minimizes, or eliminates, to the extent necessary to protect human health and the envir
26.13.06.08.htm 26.13.06.08. 08 Closure ― Amendment of Plan.. A. Written Plan. The following requirements apply to the owner or operator of an interim status facility:1) By May 19, 1981, or by 6 months after the effective date of the regulation that first subjects a facility to the provisions of this regulation, the owner or operator shall have a written closure plan;2) Until final closure is completed and certified in accordance with Regulation .11 of this chapter, the owner or operator sh
26.13.06.09.htm 26.13.06.09. 09 Closure ― Time Allowed for Closure.. A. Before the later of the following two dates, the owner or operator shall treat, remove from the hazardous waste management unit or facility, or dispose of on-site, all hazardous wastes in accordance with the approved closure plan:1) 90 days after receiving the final volume of:. a) Hazardous wastes; or. b) Non-hazardous wastes if the requirements of §H―O of this regulation are met; or. 2) 90 days after approval of the closure plan..
26.13.06.10.htm 26.13.06.10. 10 Closure ― Disposal or Decontamination of Equipment, Structures, and Soils.. A. During the partial and final closure periods, the owner or operator shall properly dispose of or decontaminate all contaminated equipment, structures, and soil unless specified otherwise in Regulations .18D, .19B(4) .20B(6) or .22B(3) of this chapter, or in 40 CFR §265.280, which is incorporated by reference in Regulation .21A of this chapter.B. By removing all hazardous wastes or hazardous c
26.13.06.11.htm 26.13.06.11. 11 Certification of Closure.. A. Within 60 days of completion of closure of each hazardous waste surface impoundment, waste pile, land treatment unit, and landfill unit, and within 60 days of completion of final closure, the owner or operator shall submit to the Secretary, by registered mail, a certification that the hazardous waste management unit or facility, as applicable, has been closed in accordance with the specifications in the approved closure plan.B. The certification requ
26.13.06.12.htm 26.13.06.12. 12 Post-Closure.. A. Applicability. This regulation and Regulations .13 ―15 of this chapter apply to the owners and operators of:1) All hazardous waste disposal facilities;. 2) Waste piles and surface impoundments for which the owner or operator intends to remove the wastes at closure to the extent that these regulations are made applicable to these facilities in Regulation .19B(4) or .20B(6) of this chapter;3) Tank systems that are required under Regulation .18D of this chapter to
26.13.06.13.htm 26.13.06.13. 13 Post-Closure Plan; Amendment of Plan.. A. Written Plan.. 1) By May 19, 1981, the owner or operator of a hazardous waste disposal unit shall have a written post-closure plan.2) An owner or operator of a surface impoundment or waste pile who intends to remove all hazardous wastes at closure shall prepare a post-closure plan and submit it to the Secretary within 90 days of the date that the owner, operator, or Secretary determines that the hazardous waste management unit
26.13.06.14.htm 26.13.06.14. 14 Post-Closure Notices.. A. Not later than 60 days after certification of closure of each hazardous waste disposal unit, the owner or operator shall submit to the local zoning authority, or the authority with jurisdiction over local land use, and to the Secretary, a record of the type, location, and quantity of hazardous wastes disposed of within each cell or other disposal unit of the facility. For hazardous wastes disposed of before January 12, 1981, the owner or opera
26.13.06.15.htm 26.13.06.15. 15 Certification of Completion of Post-Closure Care.. A. Not later than 60 days after the completion of the established post-closure care period for each hazardous waste disposal unit, the owner or operator shall submit to the Secretary, by registered mail, a certification that the post-closure care period for the hazardous waste disposal unit was performed in accordance with the specifications in the approved post-closure plan.B. The certification required in §A of this regula
26.13.06.16.htm 26.13.06.16. 16 Financial Requirements.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, an owner or operator of a facility subject to this chapter shall comply with 40 CFR §265.140―265.148, which is incorporated by reference in COMAR 26.13.01.05B(1)b)B. For the purposes of this regulation:. 1) Substitute "Secretary" for "Regional Administrator". 2) Substitute "Department" for "Environmental Protection Agency". 3) In establishing the financial assurance for closure required by 40 CFR §
26.13.06.17.htm 26.13.06.17. 17 Use and Management of Containers.. The owner or operator of a facility at which containers are managed and who is subject to this chapter shall comply with COMAR 26.13.05.09.
26.13.06.18.htm 26.13.06.18. 18 Requirements for Hazardous Waste Management in Tank Systems.. A. General Requirements. An owner or operator of a tank or tank system who is subject to this chapter shall:1) Except as provided in §A(2) B, and C of this regulation, comply with COMAR 26.13.05.10―10-6; and. 2) If otherwise required by COMAR 26.13.05.10―10-6 to comply with:. a) COMAR 26.13.05.10-7, comply instead with the requirements of §D of this regulation, and.
26.13.06.19.htm 26.13.06.19. 19 Surface Impoundments.. A. Applicability. This regulation applies to owners and operators of facilities that use surface impoundments to treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste, except as Regulation .01 of this chapter otherwise provides.B. An owner or operator of a surface impoundment subject to this regulation shall comply with the following:1) COMAR 26.13.05.11C(2) concerning freeboard, except as provided in §C of this regulation;.
26.13.06.20.htm 26.13.06.20. 20 Waste Piles.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation applies to owners and operators of facilities that store or treat hazardous waste in piles, except as §A(2) of this regulation or Regulation .01 of this chapter otherwise provides.2) Instead of complying with the requirements of this regulation for the storage or treatment of hazardous waste in piles, an owner or operator may manage the pile of hazardous waste as a landfill in compliance with the requirements of Regulation .22
26.13.06.21.htm 26.13.06.21. 21 Land Treatment.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, an owner or operator of a land treatment facility shall comply with 40 CFR §265.270―265.282, which are incorporated by reference in COMAR 26.13.01.05B(1)b)B. For the purposes of this regulation:. 1) Substitute "Secretary" for "Regional Administrator". 2) Substitute "COMAR 26.13.06.01" for "265.1". 3) In 40 CFR §265.280, substitute "In the closure plan under COMAR 26.13.06.08 and the post-closure
26.13.06.22.htm 26.13.06.22. 22 Landfills.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation applies to facilities that dispose of hazardous waste in landfills, except as Regulation .01 of this chapter otherwise provides.2) This regulation also applies to a waste pile used as a disposal facility. A waste pile used as a disposal facility is considered to be a landfill.B. An owner or operator of a landfill subject to this regulation shall comply with the following:. 1) COMAR 26.13.05.14B(6)9) concerning control of r
26.13.06.23.htm 26.13.06.23. 23 Incinerators.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation applies to owners and operators of facilities that incinerate hazardous waste, except as Regulation .01 of this chapter otherwise provides.2) The following owners or operators are considered to incinerate hazardous waste:. a) Owners or operators of hazardous waste incinerators as defined in COMAR 26.13.01.03B; and. b) Owners or operators who burn hazardous wastes in boilers or in industrial furnaces in order to de
26.13.06.24.htm 26.13.06.24. 24 Thermal Treatment and Open Burning.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, an owner or operator of a facility in which thermal treatment and open burning is conducted shall comply with 40 CFR §265.370―265.382, which is incorporated by reference in COMAR 26.13.01.05B(1)b)B. For the purposes of this regulation:. 1) Owners and operators of thermal treatment devices subject to this regulation may not burn EPA Hazardous Wastes F020, F021, F022, F023, F026, or F027; and
26.13.06.25.htm 26.13.06.25. 25 Chemical, Physical, and Biological Treatment.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, an owner or operator who treats hazardous waste using chemical, physical, or biological methods shall comply with 40 CFR §265.400―265.406, which is incorporated by reference in COMAR 26.13.01.05B(1)b)B. For the purposes of this regulation:. 1) Substitute "COMAR 26.13.06.01" for "265.1" and. 2) In 40 CFR §265.400, substitute "COMAR 26.13.06.18, .19, and .21" for "su
26.13.06.26.htm 26.13.06.26. 26 Drip Pads.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, an owner or operator using drip pads who is subject to this chapter shall comply with the requirements of COMAR 26.13.05.17-1―17-4.B. In complying with COMAR 26.13.05.17-4B, the reference to Regulation .22 of this chapter replaces COMAR 26.13.05.14J.
26.13.06.27.htm 26.13.06.27. 27 Underground Injection Control.. A person may not dispose of hazardous waste by underground injection..
26.13.06.28.htm 26.13.06.28. 28 Hazardous Waste Munitions and Explosives Storage.. The owner or operator of a facility at which hazardous waste munitions or hazardous waste explosives are stored and who is subject to this chapter shall comply with COMAR 26.13.05.21.
26.13.06.29.htm 26.13.06.29. 29 Containment Buildings.. The owner or operator of a facility at which a containment building is used to manage hazardous waste and who is subject to this chapter shall comply with COMAR 26.13.05.18 ―18-3.
26.13.06.9999.htm 26.13.06.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Regulation .01 adopted as an emergency provision effective November 18, 1980 (7:25 Md. R. S-1) adopted permanently effective April 3, 1981 (8:7 Md. R. 642)Regulation .01B amended effective January 31, 1983 (10:2 Md. R. 110) ―. Chapter recodified from COMAR 10.51.06 to COMAR 26.13.06. Regulation .01F adopted effective April 18, 1988 (15:8 Md. R. 1009). Regulation .01 under chapter COMAR 26.13.06, Site Selection for CHS Facilit
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