Ohio Admin. Code 3745-270-50 - Prohibitions on storage of restricted wastes

Current through all regulations passed and filed through March 11, 2022

(A) Except as provided in this rule, the storage of hazardous wastes restricted from land disposal under rules 3745-270-20 to 3745-270-39 of the Administrative Code or Section 3004(d) of RCRA is prohibited, unless the following conditions are met:
(1) A generator stores such wastes in tanks, containers, or containment buildings on-site solely for the purpose of the accumulation of such quantities of hazardous waste as necessary to facilitate proper recovery, treatment, or disposal and the generator complies with the requirements in rule 3745-52-34 rules 3745-52-16 and 3745-52-17 of the Administrative Code and Chapters 3745-54 to 3745-57, 3745-65 to 3745-69, 3745-205, and 3745-256 of the Administrative Code.

[Comment: A generator who is in existence on the effective date of a rule in Chapter 3745-270 of the Administrative Code and who must shall store hazardous wastes for longer than ninety days due to the rules of Chapter 3745-270 of the Administrative Code becomes an owner or operator of a storage facility and must shall obtain an Ohio hazardous waste installation and operation permit. Such a facility may qualify for a permit by rule upon compliance with rule 3745-50-46 and paragraph (C) of rule 3745-50-40 of the Administrative Code.]

(2) An owner or operator of a hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal facility stores such wastes in tanks, containers, or containment buildings solely for the purpose of the accumulation of such quantities of hazardous waste as necessary to facilitate proper recovery, treatment, or disposal and:
(a) Each container is clearly marked to identify its the container's contents and the date each period of accumulation begins; with all of the following:
(i) The words "Hazardous Waste."
(ii) The applicable EPA hazardous waste numbers in rules 3745-51-20 to 3745-51-24 and 3745-51-30 to 3745-51-35 of the Administrative Code, or use a nationally recognized electronic system, such as bar coding, to identify the EPA hazardous waste numbers.
(iii) An indication of the hazards of the contents. Examples include, but are not limited to, the following:
(a) The applicable hazardous waste characteristic (i.e., ignitable, corrosive, reactive, toxic).
(b) Hazard communication consistent with the department of transportation requirements at 49 C.F.R. Part 172 subpart E (labeling) or subpart F (placarding).
(c) A hazard statement or pictogram consistent with the cccupational safety and health administration hazard communication standard at 29 C.F.R. 1910.1200.
(d) A chemical hazard label consistent with the national fire protection association code 704.
(iv) The date each period of accumulation begins.
(b) Each tank is clearly marked with a description of its the tank's contents, the quantity of each hazardous waste received, and the date each period of accumulation begins, or such information for each tank is recorded and maintained in the operating record at that facility. Regardless of whether the tank itself is marked, an owner or operator must shall comply with the operating record requirements specified in rule 3745-54-73 or 3745-65-73 of the Administrative Code.
(3) A transporter stores manifested shipments of such wastes at a transfer facility for ten days or less.
(4) A healthcare facility accumulates such wastes in containers on-site solely for the purpose of the accumulation of such quantities of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals as necessary to facilitate proper recovery, treatment, or disposal, and the healthcare facility complies with the applicable requirements in rules 3745-266-502 and 3745-266-503 of the Administrative Code.
(5) A reverse distributor accumulates such wastes in containers on-site solely for the purpose of the accumulation of such quantities of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals as necessary to facilitate proper recovery, treatment, or disposal, and the reverse distributor complies with rule 3745-266-510 of the Administrative Code.
(B) An owner or operator of a treatment, storage, or disposal facility may store such wastes for up to one year unless Ohio EPA can demonstrate that such storage was not solely for the purpose of accumulation of such quantities of hazardous waste as are necessary to facilitate proper recovery, treatment, or disposal.
(C) An owner or operator of a treatment, storage, or disposal facility may store such wastes beyond one year; however, the owner or operator bears the burden of proving that such storage was solely for the purpose of accumulation of such quantities of hazardous waste as are necessary to facilitate proper recovery, treatment, or disposal.
(D) If a generator's waste is exempt from a prohibition on the type of land disposal utilized for the waste (for example, because of an approved case-by-case extension under rule 3745-270-05 of the Administrative Code, an approved petition under rule 3745-270-06 of the Administrative Code, or a national capacity variance under rules 3745-270-30 to 3745-270-39 of the Administrative Code), the prohibition in paragraph (A) of this rule does not apply during the period of such exemption.
(E) The prohibition in paragraph (A) of this rule does not apply to hazardous wastes that meet the treatment standards specified in rule 3745-270-42 of the Administrative Code or the treatment standards specified in a variance granted under rule 3745-270-44 of the Administrative Code, or, where treatment standards have not been specified, is in compliance with the applicable prohibitions specified in rule 3745-270-32 of the Administrative Code or in Section 3004 of RCRA.
(F) Liquid hazardous wastes containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at concentrations greater than or equal to fifty parts per million must shall be stored at a facility that meets the requirements of complies with 40 CFR C.F.R.761.65(b) and must shall be removed from storage and treated or disposed as required by Chapter 3745-270 of the Administrative Code within one year of after the date when such wastes are first placed into storage. Paragraph (C) of this rule does not apply to such PCB waste prohibited under rule 3745-270-32 of the Administrative Code.
(G) The prohibition and requirements in this rule do not apply to hazardous remediation wastes stored in a staging pile approved pursuant to rule 3745-57-74 of the Administrative Code.

[Comment: For dates of non-regulatory government publications, publications of recognized organizations and associations, federal rules, and federal statutory provisions referenced in this rule, see rule 3745-50-11 of the Administrative Code titled "Incorporated by reference."]

Notes

Ohio Admin. Code 3745-270-50
Effective: 10/5/2020
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: Exempt
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3734.12
Rule Amplifies: 3734.12
Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/1989, 02/11/1992, 12/07/2000, 12/07/2004, 03/17/2012

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