34A-11-9. Promulgation of rules governing hazardous wastes--Civil penalty for violation. The Board of Minerals and Environment may promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, governing the generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous wastes necessary to execute the provisions of this chapter. The rules may include ownership, location, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of hazardous waste management facilities, financial responsibility, personnel training, record keeping, reporting, labeling, monitoring, container use, inspections, closure, post-closure procedures and requirements, contingency planning, enforcement, and use of a manifest system to assure all hazardous wastes are designated for treatment, storage, or disposal at a permitted hazardous waste management facility. The board may promulgate rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 that are consistent with the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (88 Stat. 2156; 49 U.S.C. § 1801 et seq.), as amended to January 1, 2011, and the regulations adopted pursuant to that Act.
A violation of the rules adopted pursuant to this section is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed ten thousand dollars per day of violation, or for damages to the environment of this state, or both.
Source: SL 1983, ch 262, § 9; SL 1984, ch 243, § 11; SL 1992, ch 158, § 51; SL 2011, ch 165, § 146.
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