Any person who maintains or operates an incinerator shall maintain and operate the site in conformance with the following practices, unless otherwise specified in the permit:

(1)        All incinerators shall be designed and operated in a manner so as to prevent the creation of a nuisance or potential health hazard;

(2)        The incinerator plant shall be so situated, equipped, operated, and maintained as to minimize interference with other activities in the area;

(3)        All solid waste to be disposed of at the site shall be confined to the dumping area.  Adequate storage facilities shall be provided;

(4)        Effective vector control measures shall be applied to control flies, rodents, and other insects or vermin;

(5)        Equipment shall be provided in the storage and charging areas and elsewhere as needed or as may be required in order to maintain the plant in a sanitary condition;

(6)        All residue from the incinerator plant shall be promptly disposed of at an approved sanitary landfill site;

(7)        An air quality permit issued by the Division of Environmental Management, Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, shall be obtained prior to operation;

(8)        A site shall only accept those solid wastes which it is permitted to receive; and

(9)        Water that comes into contact with solid waste will be contained on‑site or properly treated prior to discharge.  A NPDES permit may be required prior to discharge to surface waters.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑294;

Eff. April 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990.