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26.13.10.00.htm 26.13.10.00. Title 26 DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Subtitle 13 DISPOSAL OF CONTROLLED HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES Chapter 10 Standards for the Management of Specific Hazardous Wastes and Specific Types of Hazardous Waste Management Facilities Authority: Environment Article, §6-905.3 and Title 7, Subtitle 2, Annotated Code of Maryland
26.13.10.01.htm 26.13.10.01. 01 Recyclable Materials Used in a Manner Constituting Disposal.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation applies to recyclable materials that are applied to or placed on the land:. a) Without mixing with any other substance or substances; or. b) After mixing or combining with any other substance or substances.. 2) The materials in §A(1) of this regulation are referred to throughout this regulation as "materials used in a manner that constitutes disposal"3) Except as provided in
26.13.10.02.htm 26.13.10.02. 02 Hazardous Waste Burned for Energy Recovery.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation applies to hazardous wastes that are burned for energy recovery in any boiler or industrial furnace that is regulated under COMAR 26.13.05.16 except as provided by §A(2) These hazardous wastes burned for energy recovery are termed "hazardous waste fuel" Fuel produced from hazardous waste by processing, blending, or other treatment is also hazardous waste fuel. These regulations
26.13.10.03.htm 26.13.10.03. 03 Recyclable Materials Utilized for Precious Metal Recovery.. A. This regulation applies to recyclable materials that are reclaimed to recover economically significant amounts of gold, silver, platinum, palladium, iridium, osmium, rhodium, ruthenium, or any combination of these.B. Persons who generate, transport, or store recyclable materials regulated by this regulation are subject to the following requirements:1) Notification requirements under Section 3010 of RCRA;.
26.13.10.04.htm 26.13.10.04. 04 Spent Lead-Acid Batteries Being Reclaimed.. A. Applicability.. 1) Except as provided in §B of this regulation, this regulation applies to spent lead-acid batteries that are recyclable materials.2) For the purposes of this regulation, "spent batteries" means spent lead-acid batteries that are recyclable materials.B. A person may choose to manage spent lead-acid batteries under the provisions applicable to universal waste batteries in COMAR 26.13.10.06 - .25, ra
26.13.10.05.htm 26.13.10.05. 05 Management Standards for Used Oil.. A. Purpose. This regulation identifies circumstances under which used oil is regulated as hazardous waste, and identifies other regulations with which persons managing used oil are required to comply.B. Applicability. This regulation applies to used oil as defined in COMAR 26.13.01.03B, and to other materials, whether or not the used oil or other materials exhibit any characteristics of hazardous waste identified in COMAR 26.13.02.10-14.
26.13.10.06.htm 26.13.10.06. 06 Scope ― Standards for Universal Waste Management.. This regulation and Regulations .07―25 of this chapter:. A. Establish requirements for managing universal waste;. B. Include standards for managing the following:. 1) Batteries, as described in Regulation .07 of this chapter;. 2) Pesticides, as described in Regulation .08 of this chapter; and. 3) Lamps, mercury-containing equipment, or PCB-containing lamp ballasts, each as described in Regulation .09 of this chapter; and
26.13.10.07.htm 26.13.10.07. 07 Applicability ― Batteries.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, the requirements of Regulations .06―25 of this chapter apply to persons managing:1) Batteries, as defined in COMAR 26.13.01.03B; and. 2) Spent lead-acid batteries, which are not managed under Regulation .04 of this chapter.. B. The requirements of Regulations .06―25 of this chapter do not apply to the management of the following batteries:
26.13.10.08.htm 26.13.10.08. 08 Applicability ― Pesticides.. A. Except for pesticides in §B of this regulation, the requirements of Regulations .06―25 of this chapter apply to persons managing pesticides, as defined in COMAR 26.13.01.03B, meeting the following conditions:1) Recalled pesticides that are stocks of:. a) A suspended and canceled pesticide that is part of a voluntary or mandatory recall under §19(b) of FIFRA, including, but not limited to, those owned by the registrant responsible for conducting the
26.13.10.09.htm 26.13.10.09. 09 Applicability ― Lamps, Mercury-Containing Equipment, and PCB-Containing Lamp Ballasts.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, the requirements of Regulations .06―25 of this chapter apply to persons managing lamps, mercury-containing equipment, or PCB-containing lamp ballasts as defined in COMAR 26.13.01.03B.B. The requirements of Regulations .06―25 of this chapter do not apply to management of an item that is:
26.13.10.10.htm 26.13.10.10. 10 Applicability ― Household and Small Quantity Generator Waste.. A. A person managing the following wastes may, at the person's option, manage the waste under the requirements of Regulations .06―25 of this chapter:1) Household wastes that are exempt under COMAR 26.13.02.04-1A(1) and are also identified among the universal wastes listed in Regulation .06B of this chapter; and2) Hazardous wastes that are generated by small quantity generators as described in COMAR 26.13.02.0
26.13.10.11.htm 26.13.10.11. 11 Small Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste ― General Requirements.. A. Applicability. This regulation and Regulations .12―18 of this chapter apply to small quantity handlers of universal waste, as defined in COMAR 26.13.01.03B.B. Prohibitions. A small quantity handler of universal waste may not:. 1) Dispose of universal waste, unless the handler does so under authority of a hazardous waste disposal facility permit; or2) Dilute or treat universal waste, except:.
26.13.10.12.htm 26.13.10.12. 12 Small Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste Batteries ― Specific Management Standards.. A small quantity handler of universal waste:. A. Shall manage universal waste batteries:. 1) In a way that prevents release of any universal waste or any component of universal waste to the environment; and2) In compliance with the requirements of this regulation;. B. Shall place any universal waste battery that shows evidence of leakage, spillage, or damage that could cause leakage under
26.13.10.13.htm 26.13.10.13. 13 Small Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste Pesticides ― Specific Management Standards.. A. A small quantity handler of universal waste shall manage universal waste pesticides in a way that prevents releases of any universal waste or any component of universal waste to the environment.B. A small quantity handler of universal waste shall contain universal waste pesticides in:. 1) A container that:. a) Remains closed, except when adding or removing waste;.
26.13.10.14.htm 26.13.10.14. 14 Small Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste Mercury-Containing Equipment ― Specific Management Standards.A. General.. 1) A small quantity handler of universal waste shall manage universal waste mercury-containing equipment in a way that prevents release of any universal waste or any component of universal waste to the environment.2) For the purposes of this regulation, "open original housing" means a tube or similar object that is open at one end and that holds mercury while th
26.13.10.15.htm 26.13.10.15. 15 Small Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste Lamps ― Specific Management Standards.. A. A small quantity handler of universal waste shall manage universal waste lamps in a way that prevents release of any universal waste or any component of universal waste to the environment.B. A small quantity handler of universal waste:. 1) Shall contain any lamp that the handler is managing as universal waste in a container or package that is:a) Structurally sound;.
26.13.10.16.htm 26.13.10.16. 16 Small Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste PCB-Containing Lamp Ballasts ― Specific Management Standards.A. A small quantity handler of universal waste shall manage universal waste PCB-containing lamp ballasts in a way that prevents release of any universal waste or any component of universal waste to the environment.B. A small quantity handler of universal waste shall contain any PCB-containing lamp ballast that the handler is managing as universal waste in a container that is:
26.13.10.17.htm 26.13.10.17. 17 Small Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste ― General Management Standards.. A. Labeling and Marking.. 1) A small quantity handler of universal waste shall label or mark the universal waste to identify the type of universal waste as specified in §A(2) of this regulation.2) A small quantity handler of universal waste shall:. a) Clearly label or mark each universal waste battery that is not in a container, and each container in which universal waste batteries are being held
26.13.10.18.htm 26.13.10.18. 18 Small Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste ― Shipments.. A. Off-Site Shipments.. 1) A small quantity handler of universal waste may not send or take universal waste to a place other than:a) Another universal waste handler;. b) A destination facility; or. c) A destination outside of the United States.. 2) If a small quantity handler of universal waste self-transports universal waste off-site, the handler becomes a universal waste transporter for those self-transportation act
26.13.10.19.htm 26.13.10.19. 19 Large Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste ― General Requirements.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation and Regulations .20 and .21 of this chapter apply to large quantity handlers of universal waste as defined in COMAR 26.13.01.03B.2) A universal waste handler retains the classification of a large quantity handler of universal waste at least until the end of the calendar year in which the handler was classified as a large quantity handler, even if the a
26.13.10.20.htm 26.13.10.20. 20 Large Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste ― Specific Management Standards.. A. Universal Waste Batteries. A large quantity handler of universal waste shall manage universal waste batteries in accordance with the requirements established for small quantity handlers in Regulation .12 of this chapter.B. Universal Waste Pesticides. A large quantity handler of universal waste shall manage universal waste pesticides in accordance with the requirements established for small qu
26.13.10.21.htm 26.13.10.21. 21 Large Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste ― General Management Standards.. A. Labeling and Marking. A large quantity handler of universal waste shall comply with the requirements established for small quantity handlers of universal waste in Regulation .17A of this chapter.B. Accumulation Time Limits. A large quantity handler of universal waste shall comply with the requirements established for small quantity handlers of universal waste in Regulation .17B of this chapter.
26.13.10.22.htm 26.13.10.22. 22 Standards for Universal Waste Transporters.. A. Applicability. This regulation applies to universal waste transporters as defined in COMAR 26.13.01.03B.B. Prohibitions. A universal waste transporter:. 1) May not dispose of universal waste; and. 2) Except as provided in §E of this regulation, may not dilute or treat universal waste.. C. Waste Management.. 1) For any universal waste that meets the definition of hazardous material in 49 CFR §171.8, or that meets the criteria for o
26.13.10.23.htm 26.13.10.23. 23 Standards for Destination Facilities.. A. Applicability.. 1) The owner or operator of a destination facility as defined in COMAR 26.13.01.03B is subject to all applicable requirements of COMAR 26.13.05―26.13.10, and the notification requirement under §3010 of RCRA.2) The owner or operator of a destination facility that recycles a particular universal waste without storing that universal waste before it is recycled, shall comply with COMAR 26.13.02.06C(2)B. Off-Site Shipments..
26.13.10.24.htm 26.13.10.24. 24 Universal Waste ― Import Requirements.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation establishes requirements for persons managing universal waste outside the United States imported from a country outside the United States into the United States.2) The requirements of this regulation apply immediately after the universal waste enters the United States.B. For the management of universal waste that is imported into the United States:. 1) A universal waste transporter is subject to the
26.13.10.25.htm 26.13.10.25. 25 Petitions to Include Other Wastes as Universal Wastes.. A. General Requirements.. 1) A person seeking to add a hazardous waste or a category of hazardous waste to the universal waste regulations of COMAR 26.13.10.06―25 may petition for a regulatory amendment under this regulation and COMAR 26.13.01.04A and J.2) General requirements relating to these petitions are established in COMAR 26.13.01.04J.. B. Evaluative Factors for Petitions to Include Other Wastes as Universal Wa
26.13.10.26.htm 26.13.10.26. 26 Special Requirements for Fluorescent Lamps.. A. Applicability. This regulation applies to fluorescent lamps that exhibit the toxicity characteristic of COMAR 26.13.02.14 and that are:1) Generated by small quantity generators, that is, persons that generate and accumulate hazardous waste in amounts less than those identified in COMAR 26.13.02.05A, C, and D(3) or2) Household waste, as defined in COMAR 26.13.02.04-1B.. B. Disposition of Waste Fluorescent Lamps..
26.13.10.27.htm 26.13.10.27. 27 Military Munitions.. A. Applicability.. 1) This regulation and Regulations .28―31 of this chapter specify the:. a) Circumstances under which military munitions become a solid waste; and. b) Management standards that apply if a military munition is a hazardous waste under this regulation, Regulations .28―31 of this chapter, or COMAR 26.13.02.2) Unless otherwise specified in this regulation or Regulations .28―31 of this chapter, all applicable requirements in COMAR
26.13.10.28.htm 26.13.10.28. 28 Standards Applicable to the Transport of Solid Waste Military Munitions.. A. Scope and Applicability. This regulation:. 1) Applies to the transport of military munitions by:. a) The military; and. b) Commercial carriers who are under contract with the military and have signed a contractual compliance agreement with the Military Traffic Management Command or its successor; and2) Does not apply to the transport of waste military munitions by persons who are not required by th
26.13.10.29.htm 26.13.10.29. 29 Standards Applicable to Emergency Responses.. A. The following requirements are applicable to explosives and munitions emergencies involving military munitions or explosives: COMAR 26.13.03.01J, 26.13.04.01A(4) 26.13.05.01A(3)h) and D(5)6) 26.13.06.01A(4)h) and (5) and 26.13.07.01A.B. If not exempted under the regulations cited in §A of this regulation, explosives and munitions emergencies involving military munitions or explosives may be subject to COMAR 26.13.07.14, which conc
26.13.10.30.htm 26.13.10.30. 30 Standards Applicable to the Storage of Solid Waste Military Munitions.. A. Criteria for Hazardous Waste Regulation of Waste Nonchemical Military Munitions in Storage.. 1) A waste military munition in storage that exhibits a characteristic of hazardous waste or is listed as hazardous waste under COMAR 26.13.02 is listed or identified as a hazardous waste and is subject to COMAR 26.13.01―26.13.10, unless all the following conditions are met:
26.13.10.31.htm 26.13.10.31. 31 Standards Applicable to the Treatment and Disposal of Waste Military Munitions.. The treatment and disposal of hazardous waste military munitions are subject to the applicable permitting, procedural, and technical standards in COMAR 26.13.01― 26.13.10.
26.13.10.9999.htm 26.13.10.9999. Administrative History Effective date: April 18, 1988 (15:8 Md. R. 1009). Chapter recodified from COMAR 10.51.11 to 26.13.10. Regulation .01A, C amended effective May 24, 1993 (20:10 Md. R. 853). Regulation .01A, D amended effective May 1, 2008 (35:8 Md. R. 809). Regulation .01C, D amended effective October 16, 2000 (27:20 Md. R. 1843). Regulation .02A amended effective December 23, 1991 (18:25 Md. R. 2759) October 16, 2000 (27:20 Md. R. 1843) November 1, 2002 (29:21 Md. R. 1647)
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