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25 Pa. Code § 297.261. Daily operational records.


§ 297.261. Daily operational records.

 (a)  The operator of a residual waste processing facility shall make and maintain an operational record for each day that residual 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 name, mailing address, county and state of each generator of residual waste.

   (3)  The transporters of the solid waste.

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

   (5)  The name and county or state of the facility where the solid waste is ultimately disposed and the weight or volume of waste disposed for bypass wastes and waste products.

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

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

   (8)  A record of activities for which entries are needed to comply with the annual operation report required in §  297.262 (relating to annual operation report).

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

   (10)  A record of rejected waste loads and the reasons for rejecting the loads.

   (11)  For noncaptive facilities, 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.

   (12)  For noncaptive incinerators, a record of each vehicle, other than a combination, that exceeds 73,280 pounds gross weight and of each combination that exceeds 80,000 pounds gross weight.

     (i)   The record shall include:

       (A)   The gross weight of the vehicle when weighed at the facility.

       (B)   The registration plate number and home, or base state registration of the vehicle.

       (C)   The name, address and telephone number of the owner of the vehicle.

       (D)   The date and time when the vehicle was weighed at the facility.

       (E)   The date that the weight scale was last tested in accordance with 3 Pa.C.S. Chapter 41 (relating to the Consolidated Weights and Measures Act).

     (ii)   For purposes of this paragraph, the following terms have the following meanings:

       (A)   Combination—Two or more vehicles physically interconnected in tandem. An example of a combination is a truck tractor attached to a semitrailer.

       (B)   Gross weight—The combined weight of a vehicle or combination of vehicles and its load excluding the driver’s weight.

       (C)   Registration—The authority for a vehicle to operate on a highway as evidenced by the issuance of an identifying card and plate or plates.

 (c)  The operator shall maintain accurate operational records sufficient to determine whether residual waste is being stored under Chapter 299, Subchapter A (relating to standards for storage of residual 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 §  297.261 issued under the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P. S. § §  6018.101—6018.1003); the Pennsylvania Used Oil Recycling Act (58 P. S. § §  471—480); The Clean Streams Law (35 P. S. § §  691.1—691.1001); sections 1905-A, 1917-A and 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § §  510-5, 510-17 and 510-20); and the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (53 P. S. § §  4000.101—4000.1904); amended under sections 5(b) and 402 of The Clean Streams Law (35 P. S. § §  691.5(b) and 691.402); section 302 of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (53 P. S. §  4000.302); section 408(e) of the Pennsylvania Used Oil Recycling Act (58 P. S. §  408(e)); sections 1905-A, 1917-A and 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § §  510-5, 510-17 and 510-20); section 105(4) of the Waste Tire Recycling Act (35 P. S. §  6029.105(4)); sections 301 and 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P. S. § §  7110.301 and 7110.302); the Infectious and Chemotherapeutic Waste Law (35 P. S. § §  6019.1—6019.6); and the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. §  4909(e).


   The provisions of this §  297.261 amended November 28, 1997, effective November 29, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 6190; amended January 12, 2001, effective January 13, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 235. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (248226).

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