Special Rules Pertaining to Incineration
(1)Applicability. This rule applies to all energy recovery facilities and incinerators receiving solid waste delivered by the public or by a solid waste collection service.
(2)Detailed Plans and Specifications:
(a)All incineration equipment and air pollution control appurtenances thereto must comply with air pollution control rules and regulations and emission standards of this department or the regional air pollution control authority having jurisdiction;
(b)Detailed plans and specifications for incinerator disposal sites must include, but not be limited to, the location and physical features of the site, such as contours, drainage control, landscaping, fencing, access and on-site roads, solid waste handling facilities, truck washing facilities, ash and residue disposal and design and performance specifications of incineration equipment and provisions for testing emissions there from.
(3)Incinerator Design and Construction:
(a)Ash and Residue Disposal. Incinerator ash and residues must be disposed in an approved landfill unless handled otherwise in accordance with a plan approved in writing by the department;
(b)Waste Water Discharges. There must be no discharge of waste water to public waters except in accordance with a permit from the department, issued under ORS 468B.050 (Water quality permit);
(c)Access Roads. All weather roads must be provided from the public highways or roads, to and within the disposal site and must be designed and maintained to prevent traffic congestion, traffic hazards and dust and noise pollution;
(d)Drainage. An incinerator site must be designed such that surface drainage will be diverted around or away from the operational area of the site;
(e)Fire Protection. Fire protection must be provided in accordance with plans approved in writing by the department and in compliance with pertinent state and local fire regulations;
(f)Fences. Access to the incinerator site must be controlled by means of a complete perimeter fence and gates which may be locked;
(g)Sewage Disposal. Sanitary waste disposal must be accomplished in a manner approved by the department or state or local health agency having jurisdiction;
(h)Truck Washing Facilities. Truck washing areas, if provided, must be hard surfaced and all wash waters must be conveyed to a catch basin, drainage and disposal system approved by the Department or state or local health agency having jurisdiction.
(A)All solid waste deposited at the site must be confined to the designated dumping area;
(B)Accumulation of solid wastes and undisposed ash residues must be kept to minimum practical quantities.
(A)A permittee may conduct or allow the recovery of materials such as metal, paper and glass from the disposal site only when such recovery is conducted in a planned and controlled manner approved by the department in the facility’s operations plan;
(B)Salvaging must be controlled so as not to interfere with optimum disposal operation and to not create unsightly conditions or vector harborage;
(C)All salvaged material must be stored in a building or enclosure until it is removed from the disposal site in accordance with a recycling program authorized in the operations plan.
(A)Blowing debris must be controlled such that the entire disposal site is maintained free of litter;
(B)Dust, malodors and noise must be controlled to prevent air pollution or excessive noise as defined by ORS Chapters 467 and 468A and rules and regulations adopted pursuant thereto.
(d)Health Hazards. Rodent and insect control measures must be provided, sufficient to prevent vector production and sustenance. Any other conditions which may result in transmission of disease to man and animals must be controlled;
(e)Air Quality. The incinerator must be operated in compliance with applicable air quality rules (OAR 340-025-0850 through 340-025-0905);
(f)Records. The department may require such records and reports as it considers are reasonably necessary to ensure compliance with conditions of a permit or OAR chapter 340, divisions 93 through 97. All records must be kept for a minimum of five years. In the case of a change in ownership of the permitted facility, the new permittee is responsible for ensuring that the records are transferred from the previous owner and maintained for the required five years.
Rule 340-096-0010 — Special Rules Pertaining to Incineration,