§ 70A.300.005 Legislative declaration
§ 70A.300.007 Purpose
§ 70A.300.010 Definitions
§ 70A.300.020 Standards and regulations — Adoption — Notice and hearing — Consultation with other agencies
§ 70A.300.030 Environmental excellence program agreements — Effect on chapter
§ 70A.300.040 List and information to be furnished by depositor of hazardous waste — Rules and regulations
§ 70A.300.050 Solid wastes — Conditionally exempt from chapter
§ 70A.300.060 Disposal site or facility — Acquisition — Disposal fee schedule
§ 70A.300.070 Disposal at other than approved site prohibited — Disposal of radioactive wastes
§ 70A.300.080 Criteria for receiving waste at disposal site
§ 70A.300.090 Violations — Civil penalties
§ 70A.300.100 Violations — Criminal penalties
§ 70A.300.110 Violations — Gross misdemeanor
§ 70A.300.120 Violations — Orders — Penalty for noncompliance — Appeal
§ 70A.300.130 Action for damages resulting from violation — Attorneys’ fees
§ 70A.300.140 Powers and duties of department
§ 70A.300.150 Duty of department to regulate PCB waste
§ 70A.300.160 Regulation of wastes with radioactive and hazardous components
§ 70A.300.170 Regulation of dangerous wastes associated with energy facilities
§ 70A.300.180 Radioactive wastes — Authority of department of social and health services
§ 70A.300.190 Application of chapter to special incinerator ash
§ 70A.300.200 Hazardous substance remedial actions — Procedural requirements not applicable
§ 70A.300.210 Authority of attorney general
§ 70A.300.220 Department’s powers as designated agency under federal act
§ 70A.300.230 Copies of notification forms or annual reports to officials responsible for fire protection
§ 70A.300.240 Rules implemented under RCW 70A.300.220 — Review
§ 70A.300.250 Department’s authority to participate in and administer federal act
§ 70A.300.260 Declaration — Management of hazardous waste — Priorities — Definitions
§ 70A.300.270 Waste management study — Public hearings — Adoption or modification of rules
§ 70A.300.280 Disposal of dangerous wastes at commercial off-site land disposal facilities — Limitations
§ 70A.300.290 Waste management — Consultative services — Technical assistance — Confidentiality
§ 70A.300.300 Disposition of fines and penalties — Earnings
§ 70A.300.310 Hazardous waste management plan
§ 70A.300.320 Hazardous waste management facilities — Department to develop criteria for siting
§ 70A.300.330 Department to adopt rules for permits for hazardous substances treatment facilities
§ 70A.300.340 Local government regulatory authority to prohibit or condition
§ 70A.300.350 Local governments to prepare local hazardous waste plans — Basis — Elements required
§ 70A.300.360 Local governments to prepare local hazardous waste plans — Used oil recycling element
§ 70A.300.370 Local governments to designate zones — Departmental guidelines — Approval of local government zone designations or amendments — Exemption
§ 70A.300.380 Local governments to submit letter of intent to identify or designate zones and submit management plans — Department to prepare plan in event of failure to act
§ 70A.300.390 Grants to local governments for plan preparation, implementation, and designation of zones — Matching funds — Qualifications
§ 70A.300.400 State preemption — Department sole authority — Local requirements superseded — State authority over designated zone facilities
§ 70A.300.410 Department may require notice of intent for management facility permit
§ 70A.300.420 Appeals to pollution control hearings board
§ 70A.300.430 Department to provide technical assistance with local plans
§ 70A.300.440 Department to assist conflict resolution activities related to siting facilities — Agreements may constitute conditions for permit
§ 70A.300.450 Requirements of RCW 70A.300.310 through 70A.300.380 and 70A.300.400(4) not mandatory without legislative appropriation
§ 70A.300.460 Service charges
§ 70A.300.470 Metals mining and milling operations permits — Inspections by department of ecology
§ 70A.300.480 Radioactive mixed waste account
§ 70A.300.900 Short title — 1985 c 448

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 70A.300 - Hazardous waste management

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dangerous wastes: means any discarded, useless, unwanted, or abandoned substances, including but not limited to certain pesticides, or any residues or containers of such substances which are disposed of in such quantity or concentration as to pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health, wildlife, or the environment because such wastes or constituents or combinations of such wastes:
Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Department: means the department of ecology. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Designated zone facility: means any facility that requires an interim or final status permit under rules adopted under this chapter and that is not a preempted facility as defined in this section. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Director: means the director of the department of ecology or the director's designee. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Disposal site: means a geographical site in or upon which hazardous wastes are disposed of in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Extremely hazardous waste: means any dangerous waste which:
  • Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Facility: means all contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances, and improvements on the land used for recycling, storing, treating, incinerating, or disposing of hazardous waste. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Hazardous household substances: means those substances identified by the department as hazardous household substances in the guidelines developed under RCW 70A. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Hazardous substances: means any liquid, solid, gas, or sludge, including any material, substance, product, commodity, or waste, regardless of quantity, that exhibits any of the characteristics or criteria of hazardous waste as described in rules adopted under this chapter. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Hazardous waste: means and includes all dangerous and extremely hazardous waste, including substances composed of both radioactive and hazardous components. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Local government: means a city, town, or county. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Moderate-risk waste: means (a) any waste that exhibits any of the properties of hazardous waste but is exempt from regulation under this chapter solely because the waste is generated in quantities below the threshold for regulation, and (b) any household wastes which are generated from the disposal of substances identified by the department as hazardous household substances. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, county, public or municipal or private corporation, agency, or other entity whatsoever. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Preempted facility: means any facility that includes as a significant part of its activities any of the following operations: (a) Landfill, (b) incineration, (c) land treatment, (d) surface impoundment to be closed as a landfill, or (e) waste pile to be closed as a landfill. See Washington Code 70A.300.010
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.