Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 224 > Subchapter 43 - Solid Waste
- Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
- area: means any geographical area established or designated by the cabinet in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Cabinet: means the Energy and Environment Cabinet. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Certified mail: means any method of governmental, commercial, or electronic delivery that allows a document or package to have proof of:
(a) Sending the document or package. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Closure: means the time at which a waste treatment, storage, or disposal facility permanently ceases to accept wastes, and includes those actions taken by the owner or operator of the facility to prepare the site for post-closure monitoring and maintenance or to make it suitable for other uses. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Composting: means the process by which biological decomposition of organic solid waste is carried out under controlled aerobic conditions, and which stabilizes the organic fraction into a material which can easily and safely be stored, handled, and used in an environmentally acceptable manner:
(a) "Composting" may include a process which creates an anaerobic zone within the composting material. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any waste into or on any land or water so that such waste or any constituent thereof may enter the environment or be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including ground waters. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- District: means an air pollution control district as provided for in KRS Chapter 77. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
- Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
- Generator: means any person, by site, whose act or process produces waste. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Governing body: means a county, a waste management district, an entity created pursuant to the Interlocal Cooperation Act, a taxing district created pursuant to the provisions of KRS 65. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Hazardous waste: means any discarded material or material intended to be discarded or substance or combination of such substances intended to be discarded, in any form 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 when improperly treated, stored, transported, or disposed of, or otherwise managed. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Industrial solid waste: means solid waste generated by manufacturing or industrial processes that is not a hazardous waste or a special waste as designated by KRS 224. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Land disposal: includes but is not limited to any placement of hazardous waste in a landfill, surface impoundment, waste pile, injection well, land treatment facility, salt dome formation, salt bed formation, or underground mine or cave. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Manifest: means the form used for identifying the quantity, composition, and the origin, routing, and destination of waste during its transportation from the point of generation to the point of disposal, treatment, or storage. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Month: means calendar month. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Municipal solid waste: means household solid waste and commercial
solid waste. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Municipal solid waste disposal facility: means any type of waste site or facility where the final deposition of any amount of municipal solid waste occurs, whether or not mixed with or including other waste allowed under Subtitle D of the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, as amended, and includes, but is not limited to, incinerators and waste-to-energy facilities that burn municipal solid waste, and contained and residential landfills, but does not include a waste site or facility which is operated exclusively by a solid waste generator on property owned by the solid waste generator which accepts only industrial solid waste from the solid waste generator or industrial solid waste generated at another facility owned and operated by the generator or wholly-owned subsidiary, or a medical waste incinerator which is owned, operated, and located on the property of a hospital or university which is regulated by the cabinet and used for the purpose of treatment, prior to landfill, of medical waste received from the generator exclusively or in combination with medical waste generated by professionals or facilities licensed or regulated or operated by the Commonwealth. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Open dump: means any facility or site for the disposal of solid waste which does not have a valid permit issued by the cabinet or does not meet the environmental performance standards established under regulations promulgated by the cabinet. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Owner: when applied to any animal, means any person having a property interest in such animal. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Recycling: means any process by which materials which would otherwise become solid waste are collected, separated, or processed and reused or returned to use in the form of raw materials or products, including refuse-derived fuel when processed in accordance with administrative regulations established by the cabinet, but does not include the incineration or combustion of materials for the recovery of energy. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Secretary: means the secretary of the Energy and Environment Cabinet. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
- Solid waste management: means the administration of solid waste activities: collection, storage, transportation, transfer, processing, treatment, and disposal, which shall be in accordance with a cabinet-approved county or multicounty solid waste management plan. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
- Storage: means the containment of wastes, either on a temporary basis or for a period of years, in such a manner as not to constitute disposal of such wastes. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
- Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
- Transfer facility: means any transportation related facility including loading docks, parking areas, and other similar areas where shipments of solid waste are held or transferred during the normal course of transportation. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Transportation: means any off-site movement of waste by any mode, and any loading, unloading, or storage incidental thereto. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Treatment: means any method, technique, or process, including neutralization, designed to change the physical, chemical, or biological character or composition of any waste so as to neutralize such waste or so as to render such waste nonhazardous, safer for transport, amenable for recovery, amenable for storage, or reduced in volume. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Universal collection: means a municipal solid waste collection system which is established by ordinance and approved by the cabinet and requires access for each household or solid waste generator in a county. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
- Waste: means :
(a) "Solid waste" means any garbage, refuse, sludge, and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semi-solid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining (excluding coal mining wastes, coal mining by-products, refuse, and overburden), agricultural operations, and from community activities, but does not include those materials including, but not limited to, sand, soil, rock, gravel, or bridge debris extracted as part of a public road construction project funded wholly or in part with state funds, recovered material, tire-derived fuel, special wastes as designated by KRS
224. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Waste site or facility: means any place where waste is managed, processed, or disposed of by incineration, landfilling, or any other method, but does not include a container located on property where solid waste is generated and which is used solely for the purpose of collection and temporary storage of that solid waste prior to off-site disposal, or a recovered material processing facility, or the combustion of processed waste in a utility boiler. See Kentucky Statutes 224.1-010
- Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010