Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-19.1
Hazardous Waste Management

SECTION 23-19.1-10.3

§ 23-19.1-10.3. Emergency and temporary permits.

(a) The director is authorized to issue emergency permits for the storage, transportation, treatment, or disposal of hazardous waste when the director finds that a situation, if not immediately remediated, presents an imminent hazard to the public health or safety, or to the environment.

(b) The director is authorized to issue temporary permits for the storage, treatment, or disposal of hazardous wastes for the purpose of expeditiously remediating an existing site of hazardous waste contamination. Temporary permits shall explicitly prohibit the acceptance of hazardous waste from off-site for treatment or disposal and shall be valid only for the period specified by the director.

(c) Permits issued under this section shall meet the substantive standards delineated in the rules and regulations promulgated under the authority of § 23-19.1-6 insofar as is practicable.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1987, ch. 443, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 150, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 86, § 81.)