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25 Pa. Code § 271.504. Operating requirements.

§ 271.504. Operating requirements.

 In addition to applicable operating requirements in this article, a person or municipality that operates a demonstration facility shall comply with the following:

   (1)  The facility may not be larger than the area needed to adequately test the new or unique technology.

   (2)  No waste may be processed or disposed at the facility after 2 years from the initial processing or disposal of waste at the facility, unless a different period is stated in the permit. The permittee may request permit renewal under §  271.223 (relating to permit renewal).

   (3)  The operator shall submit periodic reports to the Department concerning the effectiveness and environmental effect of the facility.

   (4)  The operator shall immediately cease operations and begin cleanup and removal actions if the Department determines that the facility is causing or is likely to cause harm to public health, safety or welfare or to the environment.

   (5)  Within 90 days from the expiration of the term of the permit, or within another period approved in the permit, the permittee shall submit to the Department an analysis of the effectiveness of the technology, taking into consideration the factors in §  271.503 (relating to application requirements).

   (6)  If one of Chapter 273, 275, 277, 279, 281 or 283 is not clearly applicable to the facility, the permittee shall annually submit to the Department a nonrefundable permit administration fee of an amount set forth in the approved permit, but not more than $1,800, in the form of a check payable to the ‘‘Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.’’


   The provisions of this §  271.504 adopted April 8, 1988, effective April 9, 1988, 18 Pa.B. 1681; amended December 22, 2000, effective December 23, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 6685. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (226028).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  271.505 (relating to public notice of analysis); and 25 Pa. Code §  271.506 (relating to Departmental evaluation of analysis).

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