(a)  Landfilling of whole scrap tires is prohibited. Shreds or portions of scrap tires less than half of a whole scrap pneumatic tire shall be suitable for landfilling.

(b)  The owner or operator of a scrap tire disposal site or processing facility may submit a request to the Division to use a scrap tire disposal or processing method other than the disposal methods in G.S. 130A-309.58. The request shall be included with a permit application or renewal submitted to the Division in accordance with Rule .1106 of this Section, and shall be approved by the Division if the owner or operator demonstrates that the proposed method meets the following conditions:

(1)           is protective of human health and the environment;

(2)           does not create a nuisance or safety hazard; and

(3)           complies with the requirements of this Subchapter.

(c)  Scrap Tire Certification Forms in accordance with G.S. 130A‑309.58(f) shall be obtained from the Division website at https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/waste-management.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-309.57; 130A‑309.58;

Eff. October 1, 1990;

Readopted Eff. December 1, 2018.