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

9VAC20-60-480. Acceptance, Shipment and Delivery of Hazardous Waste.

A. A transporter shall not accept for shipment any hazardous waste for transport without determining that requirements of 9VAC20-60-263 have been complied with.

B. If a manifest is required by 9VAC20-60-263, the generator shall sign and date the manifest and release the hazardous waste shipment to the transporter.

C. The transporter who is subject to 9VAC20-60-480 B shall sign and date the manifest and accept the hazardous waste for shipment.

D. The transporter shall not accept any hazardous waste for shipment unless the generator has met all applicable labeling, container and packaging requirements of this chapter.

E. If the transporter ships the hazardous waste to a treatment, storage or disposal facility or transfers the hazardous waste to another transporter, such acts shall be in accordance with the following:

1. The receiving treatment, storage or disposal facility or transporter shall have an EPA identification number issued by the EPA or authorized state;

2. The manifest shall be signed over to the receiving treatment, storage or disposal facility or transporter with the prior transporter retaining a copy of the manifest.

F. The transporter shall maintain the labeling required by the Regulations Governing the Transportation of Hazardous Materials (9VAC20-110) during the shipment of the hazardous waste.

G. 1. The transporter shall deliver the entire quantity of hazardous waste that he accepted for shipment from a generator or a previous transporter to:

a. The designated facility listed on the manifest;

b. The next designated transporter; or

c. The place outside the United States designated by the generator.

2. If the hazardous waste shipment cannot be delivered in accordance with 9VAC20-60-480 G 1, the transporter must contact the generator for further directions concerning an alternate facility for delivery and must revise the manifest according to the generator's instructions.

H. If the hazardous waste shipment will terminate within the Commonwealth of Virginia, the transporter shall deliver the shipment to a storage, treatment, disposal, or other facility permitted by the Commonwealth of Virginia under the provisions of this chapter or a facility permitted by the EPA or which qualifies for interim status.

I. If the shipment of hazardous waste is transported out of the Commonwealth, the transporter shall deliver the shipment to a designated facility permitted by that state under an approved program or by EPA or which qualifies for interim status in the opinion of the applicable aforementioned authority.

J. If the shipment of hazardous waste is shipped out of the United States, the transporter shall handle the manifest in accordance with 9VAC20-60-263.

K. If the transporter mixes hazardous wastes of different shipping descriptions specified in Regulations Governing the Transportation of Hazardous Materials by placing them into a single container, such transporter shall also comply with 9VAC20-60-262.

L. All transporters shipping a hazardous waste to a destination within the Commonwealth from another state shall comply with all provisions of this chapter including obtaining an EPA identification number from the EPA or authorized state.

M. A transporter that imports a hazardous waste from a foreign country into the Commonwealth shall comply with the provisions of 9VAC20-60-262 and obtain an EPA identification number from the EPA or authorized state.

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 § 7.6, 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 18, Issue 11, eff. March 13, 2002; Volume 30, Issue 24, eff. August 27, 2014.

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