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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 81. Solid Waste Management Regulations
3/29/2020

9VAC20-81-610. General.

Part VI
Special Wastes

A. The requirements and standards contained in this part apply to solid waste that requires special handling and precautions and are in addition to the general requirements contained in Part III (9VAC20-81-100 et seq.), Part IV (9VAC20-81-300 et seq.), and Part VIII (9VAC20-81-800 et seq.) of this chapter, as applicable.

1. Facilities may receive solid waste that requires special handling for processing or disposal only with specific approval of the director or by specific provisions within the facility permit. The operator should contact the department for advice about new or unusual wastes and proper handling techniques. If it is not clear that a particular waste is within the authorized wastes that a permitted facility may receive, it is required that the operator receive a letter of clarification from the department before receiving the waste.

2. Nothing in this part shall limit or affect the power of the director, by his order, to prohibit storage, treatment, or disposal of any waste or require special handling requirements he determines are necessary to protect the public health or the environment.

B. The requirements and standards contained in this part also apply to specific materials that are used in a manner that constitutes disposal.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia; 42 USC § 6941 et seq.; 40 CFR Parts 257 and 258.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 27, Issue 12, eff. March 16, 2011; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 09, eff. January 27, 2016.

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