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25 Pa. Code § 269a.1. Definitions.


§ 269a.1. Definitions.

 (a)  The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Active water supply—A water supply in use prior to both the receipt of a permit application and the establishment of a public participation program for a hazardous waste management facility.

   Facility site—All contiguous land owned or under the control of an owner or operator of a hazardous waste facility and identified in a permit or permit application.

   Qualifying facility—Is one of the following:

     (i)   A new commercial hazardous waste treatment or disposal facility, which did not exist as a solid waste or recycling facility prior to December 18, 1988, that:

       (A)   Has been issued a written permit after December 18, 1988.

       (B)   Fulfills the hazardous waste treatment or disposal capacity needs identified in the Pennsylvania hazardous waste facilities plan.

       (C)   Accepts hazardous waste under the conditions of the permit.

       (D)   Did not operate under 40 CFR Part 270 Subpart G (relating to interim status), as incorporated by reference in §  270a.1 (relating to incorporation by reference, scope and applicability), prior to the issuance of the written permit.

     (ii)   An existing permitted commercial hazardous waste treatment or disposal facility which was permitted before December 18, 1988, that:

       (A)   Has been issued a written permit modification to expand the facility after December 18, 1988.

       (B)   Fulfills the hazardous waste treatment or disposal capacity needs identified in the hazardous waste facilities plan.

       (C)   Accepts a larger volume of hazardous waste than was authorized in the permit prior to modification to expand the facility.

   Wetland—An area inundated or saturated by surface water or groundwater at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances does support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions, including swamps, marshes, bogs and similar areas. The term includes, but is not limited to, wetland areas listed in the State Water Plan, the United States Forest Service Wetlands Inventory of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Coastal Zone Management Plan, the United States Fish and Wildlife National Wetland Inventory and wetland areas designated by a river basin commission.

 (b)  All other words and terms not defined in this subchapter have the meanings ascribed to them in §  260a.10 (relating to definitions).


   The provisions of this §  269a.1 amended September 7, 2001, effective September 8, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5075. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (255010) to (255011).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  269a.101 (relating to definitions).

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