NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994
324.11521b Operator of waste diversion center; duties; requirements; disposal; rejection of diverted waste.
(1) The operator of a waste diversion center shall comply with all of the following requirements:
(a) At least 90%, by volume, of the material collected at the waste diversion center shall consist of diverted waste to be managed at the waste diversion center.
(b) The waste diversion center shall be operated by personnel who are knowledgeable about the safe management of the types of diverted waste that are accepted at the waste diversion center.
(c) The operator shall manage the diverted waste in a manner that prevents the release of any diverted waste or component of diverted waste to the environment.
(d) The operator shall not store diverted waste overnight at the waste diversion center except in a secure location and with adequate containment to prevent any release of diverted wastes.
(e) Within 1 year after diverted waste is collected by the waste diversion center, that diverted waste shall be transported from the waste diversion center to a waste diversion center, recycling facility, or disposal facility that is in compliance with this act, for processing, recycling, or disposal.
(f) The operator shall not process diverted waste except to the extent necessary for the safe and efficient transportation of the diverted waste.
(g) The operator shall record the types and quantities of diverted wastes collected, the period of storage, and where the diverted wastes were transferred, processed, recycled, or disposed of. The operator shall maintain the records for at least 3 years and shall make the records available to the department upon request.
(h) Access to the waste diversion center shall be limited to a time when a responsible individual is on duty.
(i) The area where the diverted waste is accumulated shall be protected, as appropriate for the type of waste, from weather, fire, physical damage, and vandals.
(j) The waste diversion center shall be kept clean and free of litter.
(2) Management of diverted wastes as required by this section is not considered disposal for the purposes of section 11538(6).
(3) The operator of a waste diversion center may reject any diverted waste.
History: Add. 2014, Act 24, Imd. Eff. Mar. 4, 2014
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA
Popular Name: Solid Waste Act
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