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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 60. Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations
4/7/2020

9VAC20-60-268. Adoption of 40 CFR Part 268 by Reference.

A. Except as otherwise provided, the regulations of the United States Environmental Protection Agency set forth in 40 CFR Part 268 are hereby incorporated as part of the Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations. Except as otherwise provided, all material definitions, reference materials and other ancillaries that are a part of 40 CFR Part 268 are also hereby incorporated as part of the Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations.

B. In all locations in these regulations where 40 CFR Part 268 is incorporated by reference, the following additions, modifications and exceptions shall amend the incorporated text for the purpose of its incorporation into these regulations:

1. In 40 CFR 268.1(e)(3), the term "EPA" means the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

2. In 40 CFR 268.1(f) and wherever elsewhere in Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations there is a listing of universal wastes or a listing of hazardous wastes that are the subject of provisions set out in 40 CFR Part 273 as universal wastes, it shall be amended by addition of the following sentence: "In addition to the hazardous wastes listed herein, the term "universal waste" and all lists of universal waste or waste subject to provisions of 40 CFR Part 273 shall include those hazardous wastes listed in Part XVI (9VAC20-60-1495 et seq.) of the Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations as universal wastes, under such terms and requirements as shall therein be ascribed."

3. In 40 CFR 268.5, 40 CFR 268.6, 40 CFR 268.40(b), 40 CFR 268.42(b), and 40 CFR 268.44(a) through (m), the term "Administrator" shall mean the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency or his designee, the term "Regional Administrator" shall mean the Regional Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency for Region III or his designee, and the term "EPA" shall mean the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

4. In 40 CFR 268.7(d), the term "EPA Region or authorized State" shall mean the Commonwealth of Virginia.

5. 40 CFR 268.13 is not included in the incorporation of 40 CFR Part 268 by reference and is not a part of the Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations.

6. Any applications or petitions made to the director or the department in compliance with 40 CFR 268.44 shall comply with procedures of Part XIV (9VAC20-60-1370 et seq.) of these regulations.

7. In Subpart C of 40 CFR Part 268 there are dates on which a provision is or was to begin and dates on which national capacity variances expires or expired. None of these dates prior to the effective date of these regulations shall be incorporated by reference or be a part of the Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Regulations. Requirements associated with these expired dates shall be considered to be currently in effect. This exclusion from these regulations shall not be considered to remove or diminish any responsibility a person has or had regarding these dates under federal requirements related to the dates or during the interim following these dates.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 6921 et seq.; 40 CFR Parts 260 through 272.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 15, Issue 09, eff. February 17, 1999; amended, Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 14, eff. April 8, 2018.

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