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TITLE 30ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
PART 1TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 312SLUDGE USE, DISPOSAL, AND TRANSPORTATION
SUBCHAPTER GTRANSPORTERS AND TEMPORARY STORAGE PROVISIONS
RULE §312.141Transporters--Applicability and Responsibility

(a) Rules contained in this subchapter establish standards applicable to persons, including municipalities, state and federal agencies, collecting, generating and/or transporting sewage sludge, water treatment sludge, domestic septage, chemical toilet waste, grit trap waste, or grease trap waste. This chapter also establishes standards applicable to persons and facilities who receive waste from transporters regulated under this subchapter. Methods of transportation shall include measures utilizing roadway, rail, and water.

(b) Transporters of waste subject to control under this subchapter shall only transport the waste types specified in subsection (a) of this section. Each transporter shall take reasonable precautions to ensure that waste handled in accordance with rules contained in this subchapter is not hazardous waste, as defined in Chapter 335 of this title (relating to Industrial Solid Waste and Municipal Hazardous Waste).

(c) The processing of wastes is not authorized under this subchapter, except for domestic septage under §312.144(e) of this title (relating to Transporters--Vehicle and Equipment).

(d) These rules are not applicable to persons transporting sewage sludge that meets the metal concentration limits in §312.43(b)(3) (Table 3) of this title (relating to Metal Limits), the requirements in §312.82(a) of this title (relating to Pathogen Reduction), and one of the requirements in §312.83(b)(1)-(8) of this title (relating to Vector Attraction Reduction) and has been approved for marketing and distribution as authorized in Subchapter B of this chapter (relating to Land Application for the Beneficial Use).


Source Note: The provisions of this §312.141 adopted to be effective September 28, 1994, 19 TexReg 7182.

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