3745-50-31 Exemptions.

(A) The director, by order, may exempt any person generating, collecting, storing, treating, disposing of, or transporting hazardous wastes in such quantities or under such circumstances that, in the determination of the director, are unlikely to adversely affect the public health or safety or the environment from any requirement to obtain a hazardous waste facility installation and operation permit or comply with the manifest system or other requirements of Chapter 3734. of the Revised Code and rules adopted thereunder. Such an exemption must be consistent with and equivalent to any regulations adopted by the administrator under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, 90 Stat. 2806, 42 U.S.C. 6921 , as amended, except as otherwise provided in Chapter 3734. of the Revised Code.

(B) Applications for exemptions must contain such detail plans, specifications and information regarding objectives, procedures, controls and other pertinent data as are necessary to satisfactorily demonstrate to the director that the issuance of the exemption will not adversely affect public health or safety or the environment. The director may require such additional information as he deems necessary.

(C) An incomplete application will not be considered. Within sixty days after the date of receipt of an incomplete application, the applicant will be notified in writing of the nature of any deficiency and of the director's refusal to consider the application until it is complete.

[Comment: For dates of non-regulatory government publications, publications of recognized organizations and associations, federal rules, and federal statutory provisions referenced in this rule, see rule 3745-50-11 of the Administrative Code titled "Incorporated by reference."]

Effective: 03/17/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/30/2011 and 08/25/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3734.02
Rule Amplifies: 3734.02
Prior Effective Dates: 04/15/1981, 05/22/1981 (Emer.), 08/26/1981 (Emer.), 12/02/1981, 03/04/1985, 03/09/2001, 05/13/2007