Chapter 30 Waste Management: General Administrative Procedures (Kentucky)

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Place Kentucky

Applies to States or Provinces Kentucky
Name Chapter 30 Waste Management: General Administrative Procedures (Kentucky)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The waste management administrative regulations apply to the disposal of solid waste and the management of all liquid, semisolid, solid, or gaseous waste defined or identified as hazardous in KRS Chapter 224 or the appropriate administrative regulations by all persons and state and federal agencies who engage in the generation, treatment, storage, or disposal of wastes, including hazardous substances spilled into the environment, that meet the criteria of hazardous waste.

The regulation also sets forth the minimum environmental performance standards with which all waste sites or facilities shall comply. According to KRS Chapter 224, "Hazardous waste" means any discarded material or material intended to be discarded or substance or combination of such substances intended to be discarded, in any form which because of its quantity, concentration or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics may cause, or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible, illness or pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, or disposed of, or otherwise managed. 

Policy Contact

Department Department for Environmental Protection
Division Division of Waste Management
Address 200 Fair Oaks Ln., 2nd Floor, Frankfort, KY, 40601

Phone 502-564-6716

Fax 502-564-4049

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Kentucky Administrative Regulation Title 401, Chapter 30
Date Effective 2006-06-13