3752.03 Adoption of rules.

(A) The director of environmental protection, in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, shall adopt, and subsequently may amend or rescind, rules doing all of the following:

(1) Establishing guidelines for the demonstrations required to be made in an application for a waiver under division (A) of section 3752.10 of the Revised Code;

(2) Prescribing methods to be used in securing buildings, structures, and outdoor locations of operation in accordance with sections 3752.07 , 3752.11 , 3752.111 , 3752.112 , and 3752.113 of the Revised Code;

(3) Defining the phrase "contaminated with" as used in this chapter. The definition shall be consistent with and no more stringent than provisions in state and federal environmental laws dealing with the demonstration that tanks, drums, containers, pipelines, and other vessels are empty and free of regulated substances, including, without limitation, Chapters 3734., 3752., and 6111. of the Revised Code and rules adopted under those chapters; and the "Toxic Substances Control Act," 90 Stat. 2003 (1976), 15 U.S.C.A. 2601 , as amended, the "Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976," 90 Stat. 2806, 42 U.S.C.A. 6921 , as amended, and the "Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980," 94 Stat. 2779, 42 U.S.C.A. 9601 , as amended, and regulations adopted under those acts.

(B) The director, in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, may adopt, amend, and rescind such other rules as he considers necessary or appropriate for the implementation, administration, and enforcement of this chapter.

(C) No person shall violate a rule adopted under this section.

Cite as R.C. § 3752.03

History. Effective Date: 03-30-1995