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WAC 173-303-010

Purpose.

This regulation implements chapter 70.105 RCW, the Hazardous Waste Management Act of 1976 as amended, and implements, in part, chapters 70.105A, 70.105D, and 15.54 RCW, and Subtitle C of Public Law 94-580, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, which the legislature has empowered the department to implement. The purposes of this regulation are to:
(1) Designate those solid wastes which are dangerous or extremely hazardous to the public health and environment;
Note:
The terms public health and human health are used in this chapter interchangeably.
(2) Provide for surveillance and monitoring of dangerous and extremely hazardous wastes until they are detoxified, reclaimed, neutralized, or disposed of safely;
(3) Provide the form and rules necessary to establish a system for manifesting, tracking, reporting, monitoring, recordkeeping, sampling, and labeling dangerous and extremely hazardous wastes;
(4) Establish the siting, design, operation, closure, post-closure, financial, and monitoring requirements for dangerous and extremely hazardous waste transfer, treatment, storage, and disposal facilities;
(5) Establish design, operation, and monitoring requirements for managing the state's extremely hazardous waste disposal facility;
(6) Establish and administer a program for permitting dangerous and extremely hazardous waste management facilities; and
(7) Encourage recycling, reuse, reclamation, and recovery to the maximum extent possible.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 70.105, 70.105D, and 15.54 RCW and RCW 70.105.007. WSR 04-24-065 (Order 03-10), § 173-303-010, filed 11/30/04, effective 1/1/05; WSR 00-11-040 (Order 99-01), § 173-303-010, filed 5/10/00, effective 6/10/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.105 RCW. WSR 86-12-057 (Order DE-85-10), § 173-303-010, filed 6/3/86; WSR 84-09-088 (Order DE 83-36), § 173-303-010, filed 4/18/84. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.105 RCW and RCW 70.95.260. WSR 82-05-023 (Order DE 81-33), § 173-303-010, filed 2/10/82. Formerly WAC 173-302-010.]
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