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25 Pa. Code § 299.217. Emergencies.

§ 299.217. Emergencies.

 In the event of a discharge or release of residual waste during transportation, the transporter shall immediately:

   (1)  Telephone the Department and report the following information:

     (i)   The name of the person reporting the incident and telephone number where that person can be reached.

     (ii)   The name, address and telephone number of the transporter.

     (iii)   The date, time and location of the incident.

     (iv)   The mode of transportation and the type of vehicle.

     (v)   A brief description of the nature of the incident, and what dangers to public health and safety, public welfare and the environment exist or may occur.

     (vi)   The nature of any injuries.

     (vii)   For each waste involved in the incident:

       (A)   The name and address of the generator of the waste.

       (B)   The estimated weight or volume of waste discharged or released.

   (2)  Notify the State or local police and the county emergency management official of the incident and the nature of the discharge or release.

   (3)  Clean up the residual waste and take other action as may be required or approved by the Department so that the discharge presents no threat to public health, safety, welfare and the environment.

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  299.201 (relating to scope).

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