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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 330MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
SUBCHAPTER AGENERAL INFORMATION
RULE §330.9Registration Required

    (C) §330.505 of this title.

(l) A registration by rule is granted for persons that plan to transport untreated medical waste and that are not the generator of the waste if all of the following conditions are met.

  (1) The registrant completes registration forms provided by the commission and provides the following information at least 60 days prior to commencing operations:

    (A) name, address, and telephone number of registrant;

    (B) name, address, and telephone number of partners, corporate officers, and directors; and

    (C) description of each transportation unit, including:

      (i) make, model, and year;

      (ii) motor vehicle identification number, if applicable;

      (iii) license plate (tag) number, including state and year; and

      (iv) name of transportation unit owner.

  (2) The owner or operator submits the fee required by §330.1211(l) of this title (relating to Transporters of Untreated Medical Waste) along with the claim for the registration by rule.

  (3) Registrations by rule expire after one year. The owner or operator must submit an annual fee in accordance with §330.1211(l) of this title. Failure to timely pay the annual fee eliminates the option to manage wastes until the owner or operator claims a new or renewed registration by rule.

  (4) Persons that claim the registration maintain a copy of the registration form, as annotated by the executive director with an assigned registration number, at their designated place of business and with each transportation unit used to transport untreated medical waste.

  (5) The owner or operator submits annual summary reports in accordance with applicable provisions in §330.1211(m) of this title.

(m) A registration by rule is granted for owners or operators of mobile treatment units conducting on-site treatment of medical waste who are not the generator if the following conditions are met.

  (1) The registrant completes registration forms provided by the commission and provides the following information at least 60 days prior to commencing operations or expiration of a registration issued under the former rules before the comprehensive rule revisions in this chapter as adopted in 2006 (2006 Revisions) became effective:

    (A) name, address, and telephone number of registrant;

    (B) name, address, and telephone number of partners, corporate officers, and directors;

    (C) description of each mobile treatment unit, including:

      (i) make, model, and year;

      (ii) motor vehicle identification number, if applicable; and

      (iii) license plate (tag) number, including state and year;

    (D) name of mobile treatment unit owner;

    (E) description of approved treatment method to be employed and chemical preparations, as well as the procedure to be utilized for routine performance testing/parameter monitoring;

    (F) evidence of competency;

    (G) a description of the management and disposal of process waters generated during treatment events;

    (H) a written contingency plan that describes the handling and disposal of waste in the event of treatment failure or equipment breakdown; and

    (I) an estimate of the cost to remove and dispose of waste and disinfect the waste treatment equipment and evidence of financial assurance using procedures specified in Subchapter L of this chapter (relating to Closure, Post-Closure, and Corrective Action Cost Estimates) and Chapter 37, Subchapter R of this title.

  (2) The owner or operator submits the fee required by §330.1221(l) of this title (relating to On-Site Treatment Services on Mobile Treatment Units) along with the claim for the registration by rule.

  (3) The executive director will send a copy of the registration form, annotated with an assigned registration number, to the owner or operator,

  (4) Registrations by rule expire after one year. The owner or operator must submit an annual renewal fee in accordance with §330.1221(l) of this title. Failure to timely pay the annual fee eliminates the option to manage wastes until the owner or operator claims a new or renewed registration by rule.

  (5) The owner or operator submits annual summary reports in accordance with applicable provisions in §330.1221(m) of this title.

  (6) Providers of on-site treatment of medical waste in mobile units notify the executive director, by letter, within 30 days of any changes to their registration if:

    (A) the method employed to treat medical waste changes;

    (B) the office or place of business is moved;

    (C) the name of registrant or owner of the operation is changed;

    (D) the name of the partners, corporate directors, or corporate officers change; or

    (E) the unit information changes.

(n) A registration is required for facilities that store or process untreated medical waste that is received from off-site sources. For the purposes of this subsection, off-site shall be based on the definition of on-site found in §330.1205(b) of this title (relating to Definitions).

(o) A registration is required for a new MSW transfer station that is used only in the transfer of grease trap waste, grit trap waste, septage, or other similar liquid waste if the facility used in the transfer will receive 32,000 gallons per day or less.

(p) A registration is required for a new liquid waste transfer facility to be located on, or at, other commission-authorized facilities.


Source Note: The provisions of this §330.9 adopted to be effective March 27, 2006, 31 TexReg 2502

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