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Virginia Administrative Code
1/19/2022

Part III. Eligibility for Reimbursement

9VAC20-150-40. End uses of waste tires eligible for reimbursement.

Eligibility for Reimbursement

A. The following uses of waste tire materials will be eligible for the reimbursement if the use complies with applicable local ordinances and regulations and the Solid Waste Management Regulations (9VAC20-81) or the equivalent regulations in another state. The eligible uses are:

1. Civil engineering applications, which utilize waste tire materials as a substitute for soil, sand, or aggregate in a construction project such as land or surface applications, road bed base and embankments; fill material for construction projects; and daily cover and other substitutions at a permitted solid waste facility if the facility's permit is so modified;

2. Incineration of waste tire materials for energy recovery; and

3. Pyrolysis.

B. Producing products made from waste tire materials such as molded rubber products, rubberized asphalt, soil amendments, playground and horse arena surfacing materials, mulches, mats, sealers, etc. is eligible for end user reimbursement.

C. Uses that are not eligible for reimbursement include:

1. Reuse as a vehicle tire;

2. Retreading;

3. Burning without energy recovery; and

4. Landfilling, except use as specified in subdivision A 1 of this section.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1402 and 10.1-1422.4 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-60-1 § 3.1, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 8, eff. December 20, 1994; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 6, eff. November 13, 2002; Volume 27, Issue 22, eff. August 3, 2011; Volume 32, Issue 24, eff. July 25, 2016.

9VAC20-150-50. Eligible end users.

A. To be eligible for a reimbursement, the applicant shall be the end user of the waste tire materials as defined in Part I of this chapter. The end user need not be located in Virginia.

B. To be eligible for a reimbursement, the waste tire materials utilized by the end user must be:

1. Waste tire materials from waste tires generated in Virginia and be documented as such according to the requirements in Part V of this chapter; and

2. Utilized through a method specified in 9VAC20-150-40.

C. Distributors of products made from waste tire materials listed in 9VAC20-150-40 B are not eligible for end user reimbursement.

Statutory Authority

§§ 10.1-1402 and 10.1-1422.4 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-60-1 § 3.2, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 8, eff. December 20, 1994; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 24, eff. July 25, 2016.

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