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

9VAC20-60-440. Identification number.

A. All persons who transport hazardous waste within, out of or into the Commonwealth shall apply for and receive an EPA identification number prior to such transport.

B. An EPA identification number shall be obtained from the EPA or authorized state by submitting an application on EPA Form 8700-12.

C. The EPA identification number issued to the transporter shall be included at all times on:

1. All correspondence related to the transport of hazardous waste;

2. The manifest provided by the generator of a hazardous waste and utilized in the transport of hazardous waste; and

3. All documents related to the reporting of a discharge or accident.

D. The EPA identification number shall remain unique to the applicant as long as the applicant continues to do business as a transporter of hazardous waste. The EPA identification number may not be transferred without the approval of EPA or an authorized state.

E. Provisional EPA identification number. If an emergency or other unusual incident occurs that causes a necessity for the rapid transport of a hazardous waste to an authorized HWM facility, the transporter involved in such a circumstance can telephone the Department of Environmental Quality (804-698-4000) and obtain a provisional EPA identification number. Applicants receiving such a number will be mailed a blank EPA Form 8700-12, which shall be completed and returned to the department within 10 calendar days.

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 § 7.2, eff. January 1, 1988; amended, Virginia Register Volume 5, Issue 4, eff. January 1, 1989; Volume 6, Issue 6, eff. February 1, 1990; Volume 7, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1991; Volume 9, Issue 6, eff. January 13, 1993; Volume 9, Issue 23, eff. September 8, 1993; Volume 15, Issue 9, eff. February 17, 1999; Volume 18, Issue 11, eff. March 13, 2002; Volume 19, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 2003; Volume 30, Issue 24, eff. August 27, 2014.

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