(415 ILCS 5/22.29)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1022.29)
(a) Except as provided in subsection (c), any waste
material generated by processing recyclable metals by shredding shall be
managed as a special waste unless a site operating plan has been
approved by the Agency and the conditions of such operating plan are met.
(b) An operating plan submitted to the Agency under this Section shall
include the following concerning recyclable metals processing and
components which may contaminate waste from shredding recyclable metals
(such as lead acid batteries, fuel tanks, or components that contain or may
contain PCB's in a closed system such as a capacitor or ballast):
(1) procedures for inspecting recyclable metals when
received to assure that such components are identified;
(2) a list of equipment and removal procedures to be
used to assure proper removal of such components;
(3) procedures for safe storage of such components
after removal and any waste materials;
(4) procedures to assure that such components and
waste materials will only be stored for a period long enough to accumulate the proper quantities for off-site transportation;
(5) identification of how such components and waste
materials will be managed after removal from the site to assure proper handling and disposal;
(6) procedures for sampling and analyzing waste
intended for disposal or off-site handling as a waste;
(7) a demonstration, including analytical reports,
that any waste generated is not a hazardous waste and will not pose a present or potential threat to human health or the environment.
(c) Any waste generated as a result of processing recyclable metals by
shredding which is determined to be hazardous waste shall be managed as
a hazardous waste.
(d) The Agency is authorized to adopt rules necessary or appropriate to
the administration of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 100-103, eff. 8-11-17; 100-621, eff. 7-20-18.)