A. All hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities, hazardous waste transporters and hazardous waste generators, except hazardous waste resource recovery facilities as defined in section 49-930, shall register annually with the department at the time and in the manner prescribed by the director. The registration is valid for one year from the date of registration.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 49-929

  • Disposal: means discharging, depositing, injecting, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing hazardous waste into or on land or water so that hazardous waste or any constituent of hazardous waste may enter the environment, be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including groundwater. See Arizona Laws 49-921
  • Hazardous waste: means garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant or air pollution control facility, or other discarded materials, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous material, resulting from industrial, commercial, mining and agricultural operations or from community activities which because of its quantity, concentration or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics may cause or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible or incapacitating reversible illness or pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment if improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of or otherwise managed or any waste identified as hazardous pursuant to section 49-922. See Arizona Laws 49-921
  • Hazardous waste disposal facility: means a hazardous waste disposal facility contracted for or operated by this state. See Arizona Laws 49-901
  • Month: means a calendar month unless otherwise expressed. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Storage: means the holding of hazardous waste for a temporary period at the end of which the hazardous waste is treated, disposed of or stored elsewhere. See Arizona Laws 49-921
  • Treatment: means a method, technique or process designed to change the physical, chemical or biological character or composition of hazardous waste so as to neutralize such waste or to render such waste nonhazardous, safer for transport, amenable for recovery, amenable for storage or reduced in volume. See Arizona Laws 49-921

B. The application for registration shall be accompanied by a registration fee based on the following:

1. Hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities, one thousand five hundred dollars plus two dollars per ton of hazardous waste received for treatment, storage for more than ten days or disposal during the preceding calendar year, except that a hazardous waste disposal facility established under article 1 of this chapter, shall be subject to any fees assessed pursuant to section 49-904, and shall not be subject to the two dollar per ton component of the fee imposed by this section.

2. Hazardous waste transporters, two hundred dollars.

3. Large quantity hazardous waste generators which generate one thousand kilograms per month or more, three hundred dollars.

4. Small quantity hazardous waste generators which generate between one hundred and one thousand kilograms per month, one hundred dollars.

C. All monies collected under this section shall be deposited in the water quality assurance revolving fund established by section 49-282. The director may authorize expenditures from the fund, pursuant to section 49-282, subsection E, to pay the reasonable and necessary costs of administering the registration program.