Register May 2015 No. 713
Chapter ATCP 35
AGRICULTURAL CHEMICAL CLEANUP PROGRAM
ATCP 35.01   Definitions.
ATCP 35.02   Corrective action order.
ATCP 35.03   Landspreading.
ATCP 35.04   Costs eligible for reimbursement.
ATCP 35.06   Application for reimbursement.
ATCP 35.08   Department action on reimbursement application.
ATCP 35.10   Responsible person; eligibility for reimbursement.
ATCP 35.12   Corrective actions not eligible for reimbursement.
ATCP 35.14   Costs not eligible for reimbursement.
ATCP 35.16   Contract services.
ATCP 35.18   Reimbursement conditions.
ATCP 35.20   Multiple responsible persons.
ATCP 35.22   Reimbursement amounts.
ATCP 35.25   Interest on approved reimbursement amounts.
ATCP 35.26   Partial corrective action; reimbursement.
ATCP 35.28   Reimbursement payments.
ATCP 35.30   Contested insurance claim; duplicate reimbursement; repayment.
ATCP 35.32   Hearing on denial of reimbursement application.
ATCP 35.34   Agricultural chemical cleanup council.
Ch. ATCP 35 Note Note: This chapter codifies the agricultural chemical cleanup program created under s. 94.73, Stats. Persons seeking information about the program, or wishing to file an application for reimbursement of cleanup costs, may contact the agricultural cleanup program in the division of agricultural resource management, Wisconsin department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection, P.O. Box No. 8911, Madison, Wisconsin, 53708-8911.
ATCP 35.01 ATCP 35.01Definitions. In this chapter:
ATCP 35.01(1) (1) “Active groundwater remediation" means active physical, biological or chemical manipulation of groundwater, or of the rock or soil media in which groundwater is situated, for the purpose of reducing the amount of agricultural chemical contamination or minimizing the spread of contamination. “Active groundwater remediation" includes treatment by means of aeration, bio-augmentation, planned nutrient loading or pump-and-treat methods.
ATCP 35.01(2) (2) “Active soil remediation" means active physical, biological or chemical manipulation of soil for the purpose of reducing the amount of agricultural chemical contamination in soil. “Active soil remediation" includes treatment by means of excavation and landspreading, aeration, bio-augmentation or planned nutrient loading.
ATCP 35.01(3) (3) “Agricultural chemical" means a substance that is a fertilizer or a nonhousehold pesticide, and that is a hazardous substance as defined in s. 299.01 (6), Stats.
ATCP 35.01(4) (4) “Agricultural chemical cleanup council" means the council appointed under s. ATCP 35.34.
ATCP 35.01(5) (5) “Approved corrective action costs" means eligible corrective action costs which the department has approved for reimbursement under s. ATCP 35.08 (4).
ATCP 35.01(6) (6) “Approved workplan" means a workplan for corrective action that is approved by the department under s. ATCP 35.18 (1) (a).
ATCP 35.01(7) (7) “Commercial application business" has the meaning given under s. 94.67 (5), Stats.
ATCP 35.01(7m) (7m) “Contiguous land" means land included in the same parcel or an adjacent parcel. “Contiguous land" includes parcels that are separated only by a road, railway, or utility right-of-way, or by a government-owned land corridor or waterway not wider than 66 feet.
ATCP 35.01(8) (8) “Contractor" means a person who contracts to perform all or part of a corrective action. “Contractor" includes a consultant, general contractor or subcontractor who contracts to perform all or part of a corrective action, but does not include a responsible person or an employee of a responsible person.
ATCP 35.01(9) (9) “Contract services" means services provided by a contractor as part of a corrective action. “Contract services" includes all of the following services:
ATCP 35.01(9)(a) (a) Excavating.
ATCP 35.01(9)(b) (b) Trucking.
ATCP 35.01(9)(c) (c) Landspreading.
ATCP 35.01(9)(d) (d) Waste disposal services.
ATCP 35.01(9)(e) (e) Drilling, including at-depth soil sampling and well installation.
ATCP 35.01(9)(f) (f) Laboratory services.
ATCP 35.01(9)(g) (g) Professional consulting services.
ATCP 35.01(9)(h) (h) General contractor services.
ATCP 35.01(9)(i) (i) Other services provided by contractors.
ATCP 35.01(10) (10) “Corrective action" means an action, consisting of one or more corrective measures under sub. (12), that is taken or ordered in response to a discharge in this state, and that is necessary to restore the environment to the extent practicable and to minimize the harmful effects of the discharge to the air, lands or waters of this state. “Corrective action" includes an action taken or ordered by the department of natural resources under s. 292.11 (7), Stats., in response to a discharge, but does not include an action ordered by the department of natural resources under s. 291.37 (2) or 291.95, Stats. “Corrective action" does not include any action taken or required to be taken before January 1, 1989.
ATCP 35.01(11) (11) “Corrective action costs" means reasonable costs that a responsible person has actually incurred for a necessary corrective action.
ATCP 35.01(12) (12) “Corrective measures" means any of the following:
ATCP 35.01(12)(a) (a) Investigation to determine the extent and severity of environmental contamination caused by a discharge, including sampling and analysis of soils, groundwater or other media.
ATCP 35.01(12)(b) (b) Containment, removal, treatment or monitoring of environmental contamination caused by a discharge.
ATCP 35.01(12)(c) (c) Transportation, storage, land application or disposal of materials contaminated by a discharge.
ATCP 35.01(12)(d) (d) Other corrective measures approved or ordered by the department.
ATCP 35.01(13) (13) “Department" means the state of Wisconsin department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection.
ATCP 35.01(14) (14) “Discharge" means the discharge, as defined in s. 292.01 (3), Stats., of an agricultural chemical.
ATCP 35.01 Note Note: Under s. 292.01 (3), Stats., “discharge" includes, but is not limited to, spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emptying, emitting or dumping.
ATCP 35.01(15) (15) “Discharge site" means the area affected by one or more discharges. “Discharge site" includes all contiguous land that is owned, leased or controlled by the responsible person at the time the discharge occurs, plus any other area affected by the discharge.
ATCP 35.01(16) (16) “Eligible corrective action costs" means costs on which the department is authorized to pay reimbursement under this chapter.
ATCP 35.01(17) (17) “Fiscal year" means the state fiscal year ending June 30.
ATCP 35.01(17m) (17m) “Fixture" means any of the following:
ATCP 35.01(17m)(a) (a) Railroad tracks, ties and ballast.
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