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Rule 3745-279-12 | Prohibitions on used oil management.


(A) Surface impoundment prohibition. Used oil must not be managed in surface impoundments or waste piles unless the units are subject to regulation under Chapters 3745-54 to 3745-57 and 3745-205 or 3745-65 to 3745-69 and 3745-256 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Use as a dust suppressant. The use of used oil as a dust suppressant is prohibited.

(C) Burning in particular units. Off-specification used oil fuel must be burned for energy recovery in only the following devices:

(1) Industrial furnaces identified in rule 3745-50-10 of the Administrative Code;

(2) Boilers, as defined in rule 3745-50-10 of the Administrative Code, that are identified as follows:

(a) Industrial boilers located on the site of a facility engaged in a manufacturing process where substances are transformed into new products, including the component parts of products, by mechanical or chemical processes;

(b) Utility boilers used to produce electric power, steam, heated or cooled air, or other gases or fluids for sale; or

(c) Used oil-fired space heaters provided that the burner meets the provisions of rule 3745-279-23 of the Administrative Code.

(3) Hazardous waste incinerators subject to regulation under rules 3745-57-40 to 3745-57-51 or 3745-68-40 to 3745-68-52 of the Administrative Code.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3734.12
Amplifies: 3734.12
Five Year Review Date:
Prior Effective Dates: 10/20/1998, 12/7/2000