SECTION .0300 - VOLUNTARY REMEDIAL ACTION OVERSIGHT BY REGISTERED         ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS

 

 

 

15A NCAC 13C .0301       DEFINITIONS

Any word or phrase used in the rules in this Section which is defined in G.S. 130A, Article 9 shall have the meaning provided therein.  The following words and phrases shall have the following meanings:

(1)           "Applicant" means an environmental consulting or engineering firm seeking Department approval to act as a Registered Environmental Consultant.

(2)           "Applicant RSM" means an individual proposed by an applicant to fill the role of Registered Site Manager.

(3)           "Registered Environmental Consultant" or "REC" means an environmental consulting or engineering firm approved to implement and oversee voluntary remedial actions pursuant to G.S. 130A-310.9(c).

(4)           "Registered Site Manager" or "RSM" means the key person or persons approved by the Department to manage all site activities and make certifications on behalf of the Registered Environmental Consultant in its role as consultant to responsible parties for implementation and oversight of a voluntary remedial action pursuant to G.S. 130A-310.9(c).

(5)           "Remediating Party" means any site owner, operator, or responsible party engaging in a voluntary remedial action pursuant to G.S. 130A-310.9(c).

(6)           "Request for Approval" means the application and qualifications documentation package which must be submitted by an environmental consulting or engineering firm to the Department so that the Department may determine an applicant's eligibility to operate as a Registered Environmental Consultant.  The Department shall make available a format for submission of such information.

(7)           "Source Area" means any area of sludge, soil, sediment, or other solid medium contaminated by a release of one or more hazardous substances.

(8)           "Voluntary Remedial Action" is a remedial action as defined in G.S. 130A-310(7) conducted voluntarily by an owner, operator, or responsible party and undertaken with the approval of the Department pursuant to G.S. 130A-310.9(c).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-310.12(b);

Eff. April 1, 1997.