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25 Pa. Code § 298.12. Prohibitions.

§ 298.12. Prohibitions.

 (a)  Surface impoundment prohibition. Waste oil may not be managed in surface impoundments or waste piles unless the units are subject to Chapter 264a or 265a (relating to owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities; and interim status standards for owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities).

 (b)  Use as a dust suppressant. The use of waste oil as a dust suppressant is prohibited.

 (c)  Burning in particular units. Off-specification waste oil fuel may be burned for energy recovery in only the following devices:

   (1)  An industrial furnace identified in 40 CFR 260.10 (relating to definitions), incorporated by reference in §  260a.1 (relating to incorporation by reference, purpose, scope and applicability).

   (2)  A boiler, as defined in 40 CFR 260.10, incorporated by reference in §  260a.1, that is identified as one of the following:

     (i)   An industrial boiler located on the site of a facility engaged in a manufacturing process where substances are transformed into new products, including the component parts of products, by mechanical or chemical processes.

     (ii)   A utility boiler used to produce electric power, steam, heated or cooled air, or other gases or fluids for sale.

     (iii)   A waste oil-fired space heater if the burner meets the provisions of §  298.23 (relating to onsite burning in space heaters).

   (3)  A hazardous waste incinerator subject to 40 CFR Part 264, Subpart O (relating to incinerators), incorporated by reference in §  264a.1 (relating to incorporation by reference, purpose, scope and reference), or Chapter 265a.



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