NR 113.12 Note Note: There is no intent to issue WPDES permits to all small storage facilities although the department reserves the ability to do so on a case by case basis in the event it is determined necessary to protect public health or the environment.
NR 113.12(4) (4)Other storage facilities. Septage may be stored at sites such as, but not limited to, manure storage facilities and sludge storage lagoons. The mixture resulting from any combination of septage and domestic wastewater sludge will all be classified as domestic sludge and its use or disposal will be governed by ch. NR 204. Septage may not be stored in manure storage facilities if the storage facilities are located under a building where animals are housed. Prior to use of a combined septage and other wastes facility, the department shall review an operations report for the facility. The facility may be used to store septage upon approval by the department. This report shall include at a minimum:
NR 113.12(4)(a) (a) The location of the storage facility;
NR 113.12(4)(b) (b) The type and volume of the storage facility including construction and sealing details;
NR 113.12(4)(c) (c) Sufficient site characteristics information to evaluate the environmental impact and suitability of such waste storage;
NR 113.12(4)(d) (d) The name and address of the owner of the storage facility;
NR 113.12(4)(e) (e) Any contractual arrangements involved;
NR 113.12(4)(f) (f) The type and composition of any wastes other than septage to be stored at the facility;
NR 113.12(4)(g) (g) Annual sampling and analysis of the combined wastes in accordance with requirements in the permit;
NR 113.12(4)(h) (h) The methods to be used for landspreading the septage or septage mixture; and
NR 113.12(4)(i) (i) If septage makes up 10% or more of the mixture in the storage facility or if there are 25,000 gallons or more of septage in the mixture, a certification statement that the entire contents of the storage facility shall be landspread in accordance with this chapter.
NR 113.12(5) (5)Extended storage. No person may store a batch of septage for longer than 2 years.
NR 113.12(6) (6)Department requirements. The department shall satisfy the time requirements for all permits and plan approvals in s. NR 108.03.
NR 113.12 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1996, No. 489, eff. 1-1-97; correction in (1) and (3) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2012 No. 673; correction in (3) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2018 No. 745.
NR 113.13 NR 113.13Suspension and revocation. Any licensed business which engages in improper servicing or violates any provision of this chapter may be subject to suspension or revocation as provided in s. 281.48 (5), Stats., and penalties or forfeitures provided in s. NR 113.14, or both.
NR 113.13 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1996, No. 489, eff. 1-1-97.
NR 113.14 NR 113.14Enforcement.
NR 113.14(1) (1)Citations. Pursuant to s. 281.48 (5s), Stats., the department may follow the procedures for the issuance of a citation under ss. 23.50 to 23.99, Stats., to collect a forfeiture for a violation of this chapter. Deposit amounts are listed in sub. (2).
NR 113.14(2) (2)Deposit schedule. Deposit amounts, not including applicable court costs, surcharges and assessments, for violations of ch. NR 113 sections are as follows: - See PDF for table PDF
NR 113.14(3) (3)Penalties. Any person or business who engages in improper servicing or violates any section of this chapter shall be subject to penalties as provided in s. 281.98, Stats.
NR 113.14 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1996, No. 489, eff. 1-1-97; correction in (3) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register September 2001 No. 549.
NR 113.15 NR 113.15Variances.
NR 113.15(1) (1)General. The department may approve a variance from the requirements of this chapter when it determines that special circumstances make compliance impractical or not in the best interests of the state and the department is satisfied that issuance of a variance will not be detrimental to public health or the environment.
NR 113.15(2) (2)Applicability. A variance may be requested from any requirement in this chapter that is not based on state statutes or federal statutes or regulations. A variance may not be issued for a statutory requirement.
NR 113.15(3) (3)Request for variance. A request for a variance shall be submitted in writing to the department. Each request for a variance shall contain the following:
NR 113.15(3)(a) (a) The name of the applicant;
NR 113.15(3)(b) (b) The section of this chapter from which a variance is sought and a statement explaining why the variance is necessary;
NR 113.15(3)(c) (c) An adequate description of the variance and the circumstances in which it will be used, including any pertinent background information which is relevant to making a determination on the justification of granting the variance; and
NR 113.15(3)(d) (d) A statement as to whether the same or similar variance has been requested previously, and if so, circumstances of the previous request.
NR 113.15 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1996, No. 489, eff. 1-1-97.
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