The director of environmental protection, in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, shall adopt and may amend or rescind rules having uniform application throughout the state governing scrap tire monocell and monofill facilities and the inspection of and issuance of permits and licenses for those facilities in order to ensure that they are located, maintained, operated, and closed in a manner that does not create a nuisance or a hazard to public health or safety or the environment. The rules shall do all of the following:
(A) Establish standards governing the location, design, construction, operation, closure, and post-closure care of scrap tire monocell and monofill facilities, including, without limitation, standards governing facilities for the storage or disposal of whole scrap tires by submergence in a body of water;
(B) Require submission to the director of a surety bond, a letter of credit, or other acceptable financial assurance, as specified by the director in the rules, in an amount established by the director as necessary for the closure and post-closure care of such a facility, fire suppression, or other measures to abate hazards to public health or safety or the environment occurring at such a facility;
(C) Require the development and maintenance of contingency plans to minimize unanticipated damage to public health or safety or the environment from fire or other sudden accidental occurrences at scrap tire monocell and monofill facilities;
(D) Require the maintenance of records and submission to the director of periodic reports regarding the number or quantity in weight or volume of scrap tires received at and shipped from scrap tire monocell and monofill facilities, the disposition of scrap tires received at the facilities, and the number or quantity in weight or volume of scrap tires present at the facilities.
Effective Date: 03-30-1995 .