Form ECY070-493 "Notice of Intent to Operate Under Terms and Conditions for Solid Waste Permit Exemption" - Washington

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Notice of Intent to Operate Under Terms and Conditions
for Solid Waste Permit Exemption
Chapter 173-350 WAC, Solid Waste Handling Standards
PART 1. General Information
Name of Facility:
Date:
Currently operating.
Contact information is for (check one):
Date operations started:
Facility owner
Plan to start operations on
Facility operator
Company Name or Government Entity:
Facility owner/operator
Facility address (if different than mailing address):
Contact Name and Position in Company or
Government Entity:
Contact Mailing Address:
County where facility is located:
Facility phone:
Facility website:
Contact phone:
E-mail:
Describe how close the operation will be to surface water and approximate depth to groundwater (if known):
PART 2. Type of Exemption
In accordance with
chapter 70.95
RCW, Solid Waste Management – Reduction and Recycling,
the activities listed herein are exempt from solid waste handling permitting. An owner or
operator that does not comply with the terms and conditions for exemption must obtain a
permit from the jurisdictional health department and comply with applicable requirements for
the solid waste handling activity. In addition,
RCW 70.95.315
authorizes penalties for failure to
meet the terms and conditions of exemption.
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Notice of Intent to Operate Under Terms and Conditions
for Solid Waste Permit Exemption
Chapter 173-350 WAC, Solid Waste Handling Standards
PART 1. General Information
Name of Facility:
Date:
Currently operating.
Contact information is for (check one):
Date operations started:
Facility owner
Plan to start operations on
Facility operator
Company Name or Government Entity:
Facility owner/operator
Facility address (if different than mailing address):
Contact Name and Position in Company or
Government Entity:
Contact Mailing Address:
County where facility is located:
Facility phone:
Facility website:
Contact phone:
E-mail:
Describe how close the operation will be to surface water and approximate depth to groundwater (if known):
PART 2. Type of Exemption
In accordance with
chapter 70.95
RCW, Solid Waste Management – Reduction and Recycling,
the activities listed herein are exempt from solid waste handling permitting. An owner or
operator that does not comply with the terms and conditions for exemption must obtain a
permit from the jurisdictional health department and comply with applicable requirements for
the solid waste handling activity. In addition,
RCW 70.95.315
authorizes penalties for failure to
meet the terms and conditions of exemption.
Continued on next page…
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Mark all solid waste handling activities/facilities that are included in this notification of exemption. If the
activity/facility does not fit the description below in its entirety, do not fill out this form. Please contact the
Washington Department of Ecology to determine what, if any, solid waste regulations apply (phone numbers are
at the end of this form).
Recycling or material recovery of commingled or segregated brick, cured concrete, or asphaltic materials. WAC 173-
350-210 Table 210-A(2). Facilities with outdoor piles over 250 cubic yards must also have either a water quality sand and
gravel or construction stormwater general permit to comply with the Piles standards under WAC 173-350-320 Table 320-
A(4).
Recycling or material recovery of source-separated recyclable materials. WAC 173-350-210 Table 210-A(3)
Piles of wood waste, wood-derived fuel, and nonferrous metals where the facility will have over 250 cubic yards but
no more than 2,000 cubic yards total material on-site.
WAC 173-350-320 Table 320-A(3)
Moderate risk waste (MRW) handling using a mobile system(s), collection event(s), or limited MRW facility. WAC
173-350-360(2) Table 360(A)
Composting of feedstocks that may include all organic feedstocks. Composting facility will have greater than 25 but
no more than 250 cubic yards of all materials on-site at any one time, not to exceed 1,000 cubic yards feedstocks
processed in a calendar year.
WAC 173-350-220 Table 220-A(2)
Composting of yard debris, crop residue, manure and bedding and/or bulking agents. Composting facility will have
greater than 25 but no more than 500 cubic yards of all materials on-site at any one time, not to exceed 2,500 cubic
yards feedstocks processed in a calendar year.
WAC 173-350-220 Table 220-A(3)
On-farm composting of agricultural wastes, yard debris and/or bulking agents. Composting facility will have greater
than 25 but no more than 1,000 cubic yards of agricultural wastes and bulking agents on-farm at any one time, and up to
50% of organic materials on-farm may be yard debris. Composting facility will manage more than 25 cubic yards of
imported yard debris on-site at any one time or if managing only agricultural waste will distribute materials off-farm.
WAC 173-350-220 Table 220-A(4)
On-farm, or on-site for zoos, composting of agricultural wastes, manure and bedding from zoos and/or bulking
agents. Composting facility will have greater than 25 cubic yards of all materials on-farm, or on-site for zoos, at any one
time. Composting facility will distribute composted materials off-farm, or off-site for zoos.
WAC 173-350-220 Table 220-
A(5)
Vermicomposting that may include all organic feedstocks. Vermicomposting facility will have greater than 25 but no
more than 250 cubic yards of material generated on- or off-site, or up to 1,000 cubic yards of material generated on-site
at any one time.
WAC 173-350-225 Table 225-A(2)
Vermicomposting of preconsumer vegetative food waste, yard debris, crop residue, manure and bedding and/or
bulking agents. Vermicomposting facility will have greater than 25 but no more than 1,000 cubic yards of all materials
on-site at any one time.
WAC 173-350-225 Table 225-A(3)
Other conversion technologies that may include all organic feedstocks. Facility will have greater than 5,000 but no
more than 50,000 gallons of liquid or semi-solid material on-site at any one time or greater than 25 but no more than
250 cubic yards of nonliquid material on-site at any one time.
WAC 173-350-225 Table 225-A(4)
Anaerobic digesters that may include all organic feedstocks. Facility will have greater than 5,000 but no more than
50,000 gallons of liquid or semi-solid material on-site at any one time or greater than 25 but no more than 250 cubic
yards of nonliquid material on-site at any one time. The facility will receive organic materials from off-site or distribute
them off-site.
WAC 173-350-250 Table 250-A(2)
Anaerobic digesters that include livestock manure from on- or off-site and organic feedstocks that are not from
municipal, commercial or residential solid waste collection programs. Imported organic feedstocks will be preconsumer
and if likely to contain animal by-products, will be source separated at a facility licensed to process food by applicable
regulatory agencies. Imported organic feedstocks that contain bovine processing waste will be derived from animals
approved by the USDA and not contain any specified risk material. Imported organic feedstocks will not contain sheep
carcasses or sheep processing waste. At least 50% of feedstock volume will be livestock manure and imported,
nonmanure feedstocks will be no more than 30% of total feedstock volume processed.
WAC 173-350-250 Table 250-A(3)
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PART 3. Facility Details
Provide the information below for each activity/facility included in this notification of
exemption. You may attach a separate document or, if using this form in Word version, provide
the information following each numbered item.
Recycling and material recovery facilities per WAC 173-350-210(2) Table 210-A(2) or (3)
Provide the information below. The Washington Department of Ecology will use the
information to decide if the facility will meet terms and conditions for permit exemption.
Please answer thoroughly.
1. List specific types of solid waste accepted at the facility.
2. Except for facilities handling only commingled brick, cured concrete, or asphaltic
materials, describe how operators will ensure they accept only source separated
recyclable materials.
3. Except for facilities handling only commingled brick, cured concrete, or asphaltic
materials, describe how operators will ensure they accept no more than five percent (in
weight or volume) of incidental or accidental residual per year or per load, whichever is
more stringent.
4. Except for facilities handling only commingled brick, cured concrete, or asphaltic
materials, describe how operators will prevent the attraction of vectors.
5. Describe how operators will store, sort, consolidate, recycle (if applicable) and market
each material.
6. If stored outside, indicate how long materials will be stored. NOTE: Piles stored outside
may be subject to solid waste permitting under the WAC 173-350-320, Piles used for
storage or treatment.
7. Describe how operators will recycle or ship for recycling at least fifty percent of all
incoming material annually.
8. Describe how operators will record amount and type of materials received, recovered or
recycled and disposed (in tons). The facility will need to report these figures annually on
a form the Department of Ecology will send to you.
9. For facilities handling commingled or segregated brick, cured concrete, or asphaltic
materials in outdoor piles over 250 cubic yards on-site at any one time, specify either
the water quality sand and gravel or construction stormwater general permit number
and expiration date, or attach the permit.
10. Verify that you have read and understand the terms and conditions for a solid waste
permit exemption in either
WAC
173-350-210(2) Table 210-A(2) or (3).
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Piles used for storage or treatment per WAC 173-350-320(2) Table 320-A(3)
Provide the information below. The Washington Department of Ecology will use the
information to decide if the facility will meet terms and conditions for permit exemption.
Please answer thoroughly.
1. List specific types of solid waste accepted at the facility.
2. Specify the maximum amount of waste that will be on-site at any one time.
3. Describe how operators will record annual quantities and types of material handled by
the facility, including amounts received, amounts removed and where it went, and the
amount of waste remaining at the facility at year's end, in cubic yards. The facility will
need to report these figures annually on a form that the Department of Ecology will
send to you.
4. Describe how operators will ensure the removal of at least fifty percent of all materials
handled within the calendar year. For example: A facility begins the calendar year with
300 CY of wood waste on hand. The facility accepts 400 CY during the calendar year. In
order to meet this condition, at least 50% of 700 CY (300 + 400) or 350 CY, must be
removed from the facility by the end of the calendar year, leaving no more than 350 CY
on hand.
5. Describe how operators will prevent fugitive dust and the attraction of vectors.
6. Verify that you have read and understand the terms and conditions for a solid waste
permit exemption in WAC 173-350-320(2).
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Moderate risk waste (MRW) handling per WAC 173-350-360(2) Table 360-A
Provide the information below. The Washington Department of Ecology will use the information to
decide if the activity will meet terms and conditions for permit exemption. Please answer thoroughly.
1. Is the activity an
MRW mobile system,
MRW collection event,
limited MRW facility
2. For collection event(s), list anticipated date(s).
3. For mobile system or collection event(s) list anticipated location(s).
4. List specific types of MRW accepted.
5. List source of MRW accepted (household, conditionally exempt small quantity generators,
other).
6. Describe how operators will ensure that MRW is handled in a manner that prevents spills or
release of a hazardous substance to the environment.
7. Describe how operators will ensure that MRW is handled in a manner that prevents exposure to
the public of a hazardous substance.
8. Describe how operators will ensure that incompatible waste are not allowed to come into
contact with each other.
9. While not actively being used, describe how operators will ensure containers of MRW are closed
in a manner to prevent spillage if overturned.
10. Describe how operators will mark containers to identify the type of MRW within.
11. Describe what training is provided to operators about the chemical nature of materials handled
and mitigating action in case of a release.
12. Describe what measures will be in place to control public access.
13. Describe the type of secondary containment operators will use for containers and tanks capable
of storing fifty-five gallons or more of liquid MRW.
14. Describe how operators will record amount and type of MRW received, number of households
or conditionally exempt small quantity generators served (except limited MRW facilities), and
type of final disposition. The facility will need to report these figures annually on a form the
Department of Ecology will send to you.
15. Verify that you have read and understand the terms and conditions for a solid waste permit
exemption in
WAC
173-350-360(2).
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