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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 121. Regulated Medical Waste Management Regulations
7/21/2024

9VAC20-121-200. General and applicability.

A. Any person who designs, constructs, or operates any regulated medical waste transfer station or treatment facility not otherwise exempt under 9VAC20-121-300 E shall obtain a permit-by-rule pursuant to this chapter prior to operation and comply with the requirements of this part. Further, all applications pursuant to this chapter shall demonstrate specific means proposed for compliance with requirements set forth in this part.

B. All facilities, except exempted facilities, shall be maintained and operated in accordance with the permit-by-rule status pursuant to this chapter. All facilities shall be maintained and operated in accordance with the approved design and intended use of the facility.

C. Hazardous wastes shall not be managed or disposed in facilities subject to this regulation unless specifically authorized by the facility permit or the director and managed in accordance with 9VAC20-60. Any material from a state other than Virginia that is classified as a hazardous waste in that state shall be managed as hazardous waste in accordance with 9VAC20-60.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 6941 et seq.; 40 CFR Part 257.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 39, Issue 13, eff. March 15, 2023.

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