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25 Pa. Code § 287.612. Nature of a general permit; substitution for individualapplications and permits.

§ 287.612. Nature of a general permit; substitution for individualapplications and permits.

 (a)  When the Department issues a general permit for a specified category of beneficial use or processing of residual waste on either a regional or Statewide basis, persons or municipalities who intend to beneficially use or process residual waste in accordance with the terms and conditions of the general permit and this subchapter may do so without filing an individual application for, and first obtaining, an individual permit, if the persons or municipalities comply with § §  287.601, 287.611, 287.621—287.625, 287.631, 287.632, 287.641—287.644, 287.651, 287.652 and this section.

 (b)  The use of an applicable general permit for the beneficial use or processing of residual waste shall satisfy the permit requirements set forth in §  287.101 (relating to general requirements for permit) if the following are met:

   (1)  The beneficial use or processing activities are conducted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable general permit.

   (2)  The person or municipality conducting the beneficial use or processing activities is authorized to operate under the applicable general permit in accordance with §  287.641 (relating to inclusion in a general permit).

 (c)  Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b), the Department may require a person or municipality authorized by a general permit to apply for, and obtain, an individual permit when the person or municipality is not in compliance with the conditions of the general permit or is conducting an activity that harms or presents a threat of harm to the health, safety or welfare of the people or the environment of this Commonwealth.

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  287.421 (relating to administrative inspections); 25 Pa. Code §  287.601 (relating to scope); 25 Pa. Code §  287.611 (relating to authorization for general permit); 25 Pa. Code §  287.624 (relating to approval or denial of an application); and 25 Pa. Code §  297.1 (relating to scope).



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