15A NCAC 02T .1502       DEFINITIONS

The following definitions apply to this Section:

(1)           "Contaminated soil" means soil containing petroleum products or other soil that has been affected by non-petroleum substances as a result of a release or discharge, but does not include hazardous waste.

(2)           "Dedicated site" means a site used for the repetitive treatment of soils.

(3)           "Permitting agency" means the Division of Waste Management, UST Section, for contaminated soils originating from underground storage tanks (USTs) and for dedicated sites.  For other soil, the permitting agency means the Division of Water Quality.  When the permitting agency is the Division of Waste Management, the Division of Waste Management shall be considered the Division for the purposes of Section .0100 of this Subchapter. 

(4)           "Petroleum contaminated soil" or "Soil containing petroleum products" shall mean any soil that has been exposed to petroleum products because of any emission, spillage, leakage, pumping, pouring, emptying, or dumping of petroleum products onto or beneath the land surface and that exhibits characteristics or concentrations of petroleum product constituents in sufficient quantities as to be detectable by compatible laboratory analytical procedures pursuant to 15A NCAC 02H .0800.

(5)           "Petroleum product" means all petroleum products as defined by G.S. 143‑215.94A and includes motor gasoline, aviation gasoline, gasohol, jet fuels, kerosene, diesel fuel, fuel oils (#1 through #6), and motor oils (new and used).

(6)           "Soil remediation at conventional rates" means the treatment of contaminated soils by land application methods, at an evenly distributed thickness not to exceed six inches.

(7)           "Soil remediation at minimum rates" means the treatment of contaminated soils by land application methods, at an evenly distributed application thickness not to exceed an average of one inch.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-215.1; 143-215.3(a);

Eff. September 1, 2006.