Open burning of hazardous waste is prohibited except for the open burning and detonation of waste explosives. Waste explosives include waste which has the potential to detonate and bulk military propellants which cannot safely be disposed of through other modes of treatment. "Detonation" is an explosion in which chemical transformation passes through the material faster than the speed of sound ( 0.33 kilometers/second at sea level). Owners or operators choosing to open burn or detonate waste explosives shall do so in accordance with the following table and in a manner that does not threaten human health or the environment.
________________________________________________________________________ Pounds of waste
Minimum distance from open explosives or burning or detonation to the propellants property of others ________________________________________________________________________
0 - 100 204 meters (670 feet)
101 - 1,000 380 meters (1,250 feet)
1,001 - 10,000 530 meters (1,730 feet)
10,001 - 30,000 690 meters (2,260 feet)
Eff 4-15-81; 1-7-83
Rule promulgated under: RC Chapter 119.
Rule amplifies: RC 3734.12