§ 285.216. Wastes from accidents and spills.
(a) A person or municipality that generates or discharges municipal waste or other material as a result of an accident, spill or emergency shall notify the Department prior to the disposal of the waste.
(b) The Department may immediately approve emergency storage, transportation, processing or disposal methods necessary to mitigate harm to the public health, safety or the environment. Storage may be at the site of emergency at a permitted processing or disposal facility under § 285.117 (relating to emergency storage) or at a site approved by the Department.
(c) Compliance with this section does not relieve a person from liability, either criminal or civil, under the act, the environmental protection acts or this title.
The provisions of this § 285.216 amended December 22, 2000, effective December 23, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 6685. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (239004).
This section cited in 25 Pa. Code § 284.501 (relating to scope); 25 Pa. Code § 285.201 (relating to scope); and 25 Pa. Code § 299.201 (relating to scope).
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