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25 Pa. Code § 295.216. Operations.

§ 295.216. Operations.

 (a)  The approach and unloading area shall be adequate in size and design to facilitate the rapid unloading of solid waste from collection vehicles and the unobstructed maneuvering of the vehicles and other equipment.

 (b)  The unloading and storage areas shall be constructed of impervious material which is capable of being cleaned by high pressure water spray and shall be equipped with drains or sumps connected to a sanitary sewer system or treatment facility to facilitate the removal of water.

 (c)  An attendant or clearly marked signs shall direct vehicles to the unloading area.

 (d)  The operator shall ensure that collection vehicles unload waste promptly in unloading areas.

 (e)  Solid waste shall be confined to the unloading area or a storage area approved as part of the operator’s permit.

 (f)  If bulky waste is handled or processed at the facility, the operator shall remove the waste daily or take other action sufficient to prevent nuisances or unsightliness.

 (g)  The operator shall maintain sufficient distance between windrows or piles to allow the proper use of equipment during the deposit, removal and turning of the compost.

 (h)  The operator shall inspect the facility daily to detect hot spots in a storage or composting area, dust accumulation, vectors, litter and other problems and promptly take necessary corrective actions.

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