NR 666.245(1)(a) (a) Again meet the conditions specified in s. NR 666.230.
NR 666.245(1)(b) (b) Send us a notice by certified delivery that you are reclaiming the exemption for your LLMW. Your notice shall be signed by your authorized representative certifying that the information contained in your notice is true, complete and accurate. In your notice you shall do all of the following:
NR 666.245(1)(b)1. 1. Explain the circumstances of each failure.
NR 666.245(1)(b)2. 2. Certify that you have corrected each failure that caused you to lose the exemption for your LLMW and that you again meet all the conditions as of the date you specify.
NR 666.245(1)(b)3. 3. Describe plans that you have implemented, listing specific steps you have taken, to ensure the conditions will be met in the future.
NR 666.245(1)(b)4. 4. Include any other information you want us to consider when we review your notice reclaiming the exemption.
NR 666.245(2) (2)We may terminate a reclaimed conditional exemption if we find that your claim is inappropriate based on factors including, but not limited to, your failure to correct the problem, to provide a satisfactory explanation of the circumstances of the failure or to implement a plan with steps to prevent another failure to meet the conditions of s. NR 666.230. In reviewing a reclaimed conditional exemption under this section, we may add conditions to the exemption to ensure that waste management during storage and treatment of the LLMW will protect human health and the environment.
NR 666.245 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
Storage and Treatment Recordkeeping
NR 666.250 NR 666.250 What storage and treatment records must you keep at your facility and for how long?
NR 666.250(1)(1)In addition to those records required by your NRC or NRC agreement state license, you shall keep all of the following records:
NR 666.250(1)(a) (a) Your initial notification records, return receipts, reports to us of failures to meet the exemption conditions and all records supporting any reclaim of an exemption.
NR 666.250(1)(b) (b) Records of your LLMW annual inventories, and quarterly inspections.
NR 666.250(1)(c) (c) Your certification that facility personnel who manage stored mixed waste are trained in safe management of LLMW including training in chemical waste management and hazardous materials incidents response.
NR 666.250(1)(d) (d) Your emergency plan as specified in s. NR 666.230 (2).
NR 666.250(2) (2)You shall maintain records concerning notification, personnel trained and your emergency plan for as long as you claim this exemption and for 3 years thereafter, or according to NRC regulations under 10 CFR part 20 (or equivalent NRC agreement state rules), whichever is longer. You shall maintain records concerning your annual inventory and quarterly inspections for 3 years after the waste is sent for disposal, or according to NRC regulations under 10 CFR part 20 (or equivalent NRC agreement state rules), whichever is longer.
NR 666.250 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
Reentry Into Hazardous Waste Regulation
NR 666.255 NR 666.255 When is your LLMW no longer eligible for the storage and treatment conditional exemption?
NR 666.255(1)(1)When your LLMW has met the requirements of your NRC or NRC agreement state license for decay-in-storage and can be disposed of as non-radioactive waste, then the conditional exemption for storage no longer applies. On that date your waste is subject to hazardous waste regulation under the relevant sections of chs. NR 660 to 670, and the time period for accumulation of a hazardous waste as specified in s. NR 662.016 or 662.017 begins.
NR 666.255(2) (2)When your conditionally exempt LLMW, which has been generated and stored under a single NRC or NRC agreement state license number, is removed from storage, it is no longer eligible for the storage and treatment exemption. However, your waste may be eligible for the transportation and disposal conditional exemption at s. NR 666.305.
NR 666.255 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06; CR 19-082: am. (1) Register August 2020 No. 776, eff. 9-1-20.
Storage Unit Closure
NR 666.260 NR 666.260 Do closure requirements apply to units that stored LLMW prior to the effective date of this subchapter? Interim licensed and operating licensed hazardous waste storage units that have been used to store only LLMW prior to August 1, 2006 and, after that date, store only LLMW which becomes exempt under this subchapter, are not subject to the closure requirements of chs. NR 664 and 665. Storage units (or portions of units) that have been used to store both LLMW and non-mixed hazardous waste prior to August 1, 2006 or are used to store both after that date remain subject to closure requirements with respect to the non-mixed hazardous waste.
NR 666.260 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
Transportation and Disposal Conditional Exemption
NR 666.305 NR 666.305 What does the transportation and disposal conditional exemption do? This conditional exemption exempts your waste from the regulatory definition of hazardous waste in s. NR 661.0003 if your waste meets the eligibility criteria under s. NR 666.310, and you meet the conditions in s. NR 666.315.
NR 666.305 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06; CR 19-082: am. Register August 2020 No. 776, eff. 9-1-20.
Eligibility
NR 666.310 NR 666.310 What wastes are eligible for the transportation and disposal conditional exemption? Eligible waste shall be either of the following:
NR 666.310(1) (1)A low-level mixed waste (LLMW), as defined in s. NR 666.210, that meets the waste acceptance criteria of a LLRW disposal facility.
NR 666.310(2) (2)An eligible NARM waste, defined in s. NR 666.210.
NR 666.310 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
Conditions
NR 666.315 NR 666.315 What are the conditions you must meet for your waste to qualify for and maintain the transportation and disposal conditional exemption? You shall meet all of the following conditions for your eligible waste to qualify for and maintain the exemption:
NR 666.315(1) (1)The eligible waste shall meet or be treated to meet LDR treatment standards as described in s. NR 666.320.
NR 666.315(2) (2)If you are not already subject to NRC, or NRC agreement state equivalent manifest and transportation rules for the shipment of your waste, you shall manifest and transport your waste according to NRC regulations as described in s. NR 666.325.
NR 666.315(3) (3)The exempted waste shall be in containers when it is disposed of in the LLRW disposal facility as described in s. NR 666.340.
NR 666.315(4) (4)The exempted waste shall be disposed of at a designated LLRW disposal facility as described in s. NR 666.335.
NR 666.315 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
NR 666.320 NR 666.320 What treatment standards must your eligible waste meet? Your LLMW or eligible NARM waste shall meet the land disposal restriction (LDR) treatment standards specified in subch. D of ch. NR 668.
NR 666.320 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
NR 666.325 NR 666.325 Are you subject to the manifest and transportation condition in s. NR 666.315 (2)? If you are not already subject to NRC, or NRC agreement state equivalent manifest and transportation rules for the shipment of your waste, you shall meet the manifest requirements under 10 CFR 20.2006 (or NRC agreement state equivalent rules), and the transportation requirements under 10 CFR 1.5 (or NRC agreement state equivalent rules) to ship the exempted waste.
NR 666.325 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
NR 666.330 NR 666.330 When does the transportation and disposal exemption take effect? The exemption becomes effective once all the following have occurred:
NR 666.330(1) (1)Your eligible waste meets the applicable LDR treatment standards.
NR 666.330(2) (2)You have received return receipts that you have notified us and the LLRW disposal facility as described in s. NR 666.345.
NR 666.330(3) (3)You have completed the packaging and preparation for shipment requirements for your waste according to NRC packaging and transportation regulations found under 10 CFR part 71 (or NRC agreement state equivalent rules); and you have prepared a manifest for your waste according to NRC manifest regulations found under 10 CFR part 20 (or NRC agreement state equivalent rules).
NR 666.330(4) (4)You have placed your waste on a transportation vehicle destined for a LLRW disposal facility licensed by NRC or an NRC agreement state.
NR 666.330 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
NR 666.335 NR 666.335 Where must your exempted waste be disposed of? Your exempted waste shall be disposed of in a LLRW disposal facility that is regulated and licensed by NRC under 10 CFR part 61 or by an NRC agreement state under equivalent state rules, including state NARM licensing rules for eligible NARM.
NR 666.335 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
NR 666.340 NR 666.340 What type of container must be used for disposal of exempted waste? Your exempted waste shall be placed in containers before it is disposed. The container shall be any of the following:
NR 666.340(1) (1)A carbon steel drum.
NR 666.340(2) (2)An alternative container with equivalent containment performance in the disposal environment as a carbon steel drum.
NR 666.340(3) (3)A high integrity container as defined by NRC.
NR 666.340 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
Notification
NR 666.345 NR 666.345 Whom must you notify?
NR 666.345(1)(1)You shall provide a one-time notice to us stating that you are claiming the transportation and disposal conditional exemption prior to the initial shipment of an exempted waste from your facility to a LLRW disposal facility. Your dated written notice shall include your facility name, address, phone number and EPA ID number, and be sent by certified delivery.
NR 666.345(2) (2)You shall notify the LLRW disposal facility receiving your exempted waste by certified delivery before shipment of each exempted waste. You may only ship the exempted waste after you have received the return receipt of your notice to the LLRW disposal facility. This notification shall include all of the following:
NR 666.345(2)(a) (a) A statement that you have claimed the exemption for the waste.
NR 666.345(2)(b) (b) A statement that the eligible waste meets applicable LDR treatment standards.
NR 666.345(2)(c) (c) Your facility's name, address and EPA hazardous waste ID number.
NR 666.345(2)(d) (d) The hazardous waste codes prior to the exemption of the waste streams.
NR 666.345(2)(e) (e) A statement that the exempted waste shall be placed in a container according to s. NR 666.340 prior to disposal in order for the waste to remain exempt under the transportation and disposal conditional exemption of this subchapter.
NR 666.345(2)(f) (f) The manifest number of the shipment that will contain the exempted waste.
NR 666.345(2)(g) (g) A certification that all the information provided is true, complete and accurate. Your authorized representative shall sign the statement.
NR 666.345 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
General, Transportation and D isposal
Recordkeeping
NR 666.350 NR 666.350 What general, transportation and disposal records must you keep at your facility and for how long? In addition to those records required by your NRC or NRC agreement state license, you shall keep records according to all of the following:
NR 666.350(1) (1)You shall follow the applicable existing recordkeeping requirements under ss. NR 664.0073, 665.0073 and 668.07 to demonstrate that your waste has met LDR treatment standards prior to your claiming the exemption.
NR 666.350(2) (2)You shall keep a copy of all notifications and return receipts required under ss. NR 666.355 and 666.360 for 3 years after the exempted waste is sent for disposal.
NR 666.350(3) (3)You shall keep a copy of all notifications and return receipts required under s. NR 666.345 (1) for 3 years after the last exempted waste is sent for disposal.
NR 666.350(4) (4)You shall keep a copy of the notification and return receipt required under s. NR 666.345 (2) for 3 years after the exempted waste is sent for disposal.
NR 666.350(5) (5)If you are not already subject to NRC, or NRC agreement state equivalent manifest and transportation rules for the shipment of your waste, you shall also keep all other documents related to tracking the exempted waste as required under 10 CFR 20.2006 or NRC agreement state equivalent rules, including applicable NARM requirements, in addition to the records specified in subs. (1) to (4).
NR 666.350 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
Loss of Transportation and Disposal
Conditional Exemption
NR 666.355 NR 666.355 How could you lose the transportation and disposal conditional exemption for your waste and what actions must you take?
NR 666.355(1)(1)Any waste will automatically lose the transportation and disposal exemption if you fail to manage it in accordance with all of the conditions specified in s. NR 666.315.
NR 666.355(1)(a) (a) When you fail to meet any of the conditions specified in s. NR 666.315 for any of your wastes, you shall report to us, in writing by certified delivery, within 30 days of learning of the failure. Your report shall be signed by your authorized representative certifying that the information provided is true, accurate and complete. This report shall include all of the following:
NR 666.355(1)(a)1. 1. The specific conditions that you failed to meet for the waste.
NR 666.355(1)(a)2. 2. A description of the waste (including the waste name, hazardous waste codes and quantity) that lost the exemption.
NR 666.355(1)(a)3. 3. The dates on which you failed to meet the conditions for the waste.
NR 666.355(1)(b) (b) If the failure to meet any of the conditions may endanger human health or the environment, you shall also immediately notify us orally within 24 hours and follow up with a written notification within 5 days.
NR 666.355(2) (2)We may terminate your ability to claim a conditional exemption for your waste, or require you to meet additional conditions to claim a conditional exemption, for serious or repeated noncompliance with any requirements of this subchapter.
NR 666.355 History History: CR 05-032: cr. Register July 2006 No. 607, eff. 8-1-06.
NR 666.360 NR 666.360 If you lose the transportation and disposal conditional exemption for a waste, can the exemption be reclaimed?
NR 666.360(1)(1)You may reclaim the transportation and disposal exemption for a waste after you have received a return receipt confirming that we have received your notification of the loss of the exemption specified in s. NR 666.355 (1) if both of the following apply:
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