Wis. Admin. Code Department of Natural Resources § NR 704.11 - Evaluation of hazardous substance management options

Current through March 28, 2022

The contingency plan developed pursuant to s. NR 704.05 shall contain the following criteria for evaluating options for managing hazardous substances found in abandoned containers:

(1) Hazardous substances from abandoned containers shall be managed using technologies that minimize the amount of untreated waste, through the use of recycling or treatment, to the extent feasible.
(2) The following methods for addressing specific hazardous substances shall be considered and analyzed, in order of descending preference:
(a) Reuse or recycling of any hazardous substance in-state or out-of-state at a facility in compliance with state and federal laws;
(b) Treatment on-site or in-state in compliance with applicable state and federal laws;
(c) Treatment at an out-of-state facility in compliance with state and federal laws;
(d) Disposal on-site or in-state in an engineered unit designed to minimize future releases and in compliance with applicable state and federal laws; and
(e) Disposal out-of-state at a facility in compliance with state and federal laws;
(3) Before selecting a hazardous substance management option, the department shall evaluate the facility or site selected for management of the hazardous substance, in order to determine, on the basis of available information, if the facility or site complies with current state and federal environmental regulations governing the recycling, treatment, storage or disposal of hazardous substances.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Natural Resources § NR 704.11
Cr. Register, April, 1994, No. 460, eff. 5-1-94; r. and recr. Register, April, 1995, No. 472, eff. 5-1-95.

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