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25 Pa. Code § 281.271. Daily operational records.


§ 281.271. Daily operational records.

 (a)  A person or municipality that operates a general composting facility shall make and maintain an operational record for each day that municipal waste is received, processed or transported offsite.

 (b)  The daily operational record shall include the following:

   (1)  The type and weight or volume of the solid waste received.

   (2)  The county in which the solid waste originated, or if the waste originated outside of this Commonwealth, the state.

   (3)  The transporters of the solid waste.

   (4)  The weight or volume of each material recycled, marketed or disposed of as a result of the process.

   (5)  A record of deviations from the approved design or operational plans.

   (6)  A record of activities for which entries are needed to comply with the annual operation report required in §  281.272 (relating to annual operation report).

   (7)  A record of actions taken to correct violations of the act, the environmental protection acts and this title.

   (8)  A description of waste handling problems or emergency disposal activities.

   (9)  A record of each incident in which radioactive material is detected in waste loads. The record shall include:

     (i)   The date, time and location of the occurrence.

     (ii)   A brief narrative description of the occurrence.

     (iii)   Specific information on the origin of the material, if known.

     (iv)   A description of the radioactive material involved, if known.

     (v)   The name, address and telephone numbers of the supplier or handler of the radioactive material and the name of the driver.

     (vi)   The final disposition of the material.

 (c)  The operator shall maintain accurate operational records sufficient to determine whether municipal waste is being stored in compliance with Chapter 285, Subchapter A (relating to storage of municipal waste).

 (d)  Daily operational records shall be retained for the life of the facility bond, or longer if determined by the Department to be necessary to meet the standards of the environmental protection acts. These records shall be made available to the Department upon request.


   The provisions of this §  281.271 amended November 28, 1997, effective November 29, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 6190; amended December 22, 2000, effective December 23, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 6685. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (238995) to (238996).

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