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

9VAC20-60-420. General.

Part VII
Regulations Applicable to Transporters of Hazardous Waste

A. This chapter applies to all persons who transport a hazardous waste as defined in this chapter and applies to all shipments of hazardous waste that originate within the Commonwealth or that terminate in the Commonwealth but originate in another state or foreign country. However, this chapter does not apply to the shipment of a hazardous waste on the site of a hazardous waste generator, nor on the site of a permitted hazardous waste management facility. Nothing in this part (9VAC20-60-420 et seq.) shall be construed as imposing any requirement on transporters of or the transportation of universal waste not otherwise imposed in 9VAC20-60-273.

B. Transporters of hazardous waste shipments originating outside the Commonwealth and terminating in another state shall comply with 9VAC20-60-490 and applicable requirements of 9VAC20-60-263 while in transit through the Commonwealth.

C. All transporters of hazardous waste shall comply with the applicable portions of the Regulations Governing the Transportation of Hazardous Materials (9VAC20-110) and Parts III (9VAC20-60-124 et seq.), IV (9VAC20-60-305 et seq.), and VII (9VAC20-60-420 et seq.) of this chapter.

D. A transporter is a generator if he:

1. Transports hazardous waste into the Commonwealth from a foreign country; or

2. Mixes hazardous wastes of different shipping descriptions specified in Regulations Governing the Transportation of Hazardous Materials by placing them into a single container.

E. Transporters of materials that are used in a manner that constitutes disposal are subject to the requirements of Parts III, IV, and VII.

F. Transporters of hazardous waste fuel are subject to the applicable requirements of 9VAC20-60-266.

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 VR672-10-1 § 7, eff. January 1, 1988; amended, Volume 05, Issue 04, eff. January 1, 1989; Volume 06, Issue 06, eff. February 1, 1990; Volume 07, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1991; Volume 09, Issue 06, eff. January 13, 1993; Volume 09, Issue 23, eff. September 8, 1993; Volume 15, Issue 09, eff. February 17, 1999; Volume 19, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 2003; Volume 30, Issue 24, eff. August 27, 2014.

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