Wis. Admin. Code Department of Natural Resources § NR 718.01 - Purpose

Current through March 28, 2022

This chapter establishes minimum standards for the storage, transportation, treatment and disposal of contaminated soil and certain other solid wastes excavated during response actions conducted in accordance with the requirements of chs. NR 700 to 754. Where responsible parties have chosen to comply with the requirements of this chapter, the responsible parties are exempt from the storage, transportation, treatment and disposal requirements in ch. 289, Stats., and chs. NR 500 to 538, except where solid waste program requirements are specifically referenced in this chapter. This chapter is adopted pursuant to ss. 287.03, 289.05, 289.06, 289.43(8), 289.67, and 227.11(2), Stats., and ch. 292, Stats.

Note: This chapter exempts responsible parties who conduct specific types of response actions from obtaining site-specific approvals from the state's solid waste program, when the response actions are conducted in accordance with this chapter. The exemptions that responsible parties may be eligible for under this chapter are from any one of the following solid waste program requirements:

1. Licensing of on-site and off-site contaminated soil storage piles.
2. Licensing of on-site and off-site contaminated soil treatment.
3. Licensing of transportation in vehicles containing contaminated soil when the vehicles are owned by the responsible parties.
4. Approval for disposal of contaminated soil and other solid wastes on the same property from which it was excavated.
5. Approval for disposal of specified types of contaminated soil on property other than that from which it was excavated.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Natural Resources § NR 718.01
Cr. Register, April, 1994, No. 460, eff. 5-1-94; am. Register, February, 1996, No. 482, eff. 3-1-96; correction made under s. 13.93(2m) (b) 7, Stats., Register, March, 2001, No. 543; correction made under s. 13.92(4) (b) 7, Stats., Register February 2010 No. 650; CR 12-023: am. Register October 2013 No. 694, eff. 11-1-13; correction made under s. 13.92(4) (b) 7, Stats., Register October 2013 No. 694.

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