Hazardous Waste Program
Overview and Update
David Lamb, Director, Hazardous Waste Program
Kathy Flippin, Chief, Compliance...
Key Program Issues
• HB1251 Implementation
• HB28/650 Implementation
• Tanks Risk Based Corrective Action
(RBCA) Guidance ...
HB1251 Implementation
• Statute requires Department to identify rules in
Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 7 of the hazardous waste
reg...
HB1251 Implementation
Other rule changes to be included in
HB1251 rule package:
• Adoption of new federal rules
• Removal ...
HB 28/HB650
Hazardous Waste Program Related
Provisions
• Extends the battery fee and the hazardous waste
generator fees un...
HB 28/HB650
Hazardous Waste Program Related
Provisions
• Streamlines some of the requirements of
the hazardous waste permi...
Tanks Risk Based Corrective Action
• Three rule amendments approved
by the HWMC on Oct. 17, 2013
• Amendments necessary to...
Tanks RBCA
• Some Key Changes to Guidance
– Consolidates previous guidance and
amendments into a streamlined document
– Re...
Tanks RBCA
Rulemaking Schedule:
• Nov. 20, 2013 – File amendments with the
Secretary of State (SOS)
• Jan. 2, 2014 – SOS t...
Departmental RBCA RBTLs
• Working with Department of Health and
Senior Services to develop revised RBTLs
for the Departmen...
Long Term Stewardship
• More than 1500 Risked Based Cleanups
completed in Missouri
• Contamination allowed to remain in pl...
Long Term Stewardship
• Preparing to update online mapper system
• Map currently only
includes BVCP sites
• Will expand to...
Hazardous Waste Program –
Compliance & Enforcement Section
November 2013
Kathy Flippin
Environmental Manager

Mike Martin
...
C & E Section Initiatives or Focus
Activities Since November 2012
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Staff hiring
“No stricter than” federal reg r...
Challenges
• Hiring and retention
• Maintaining and sharing institutional knowledge
• Responding to multiple priorities (p...
Hazardous Waste Program - Permits Section
November 2012 – How We Looked a Year Ago…
Richard Nussbaum, P.E., R.G.
Environme...
Hazardous Waste Program - Permits Section
November 2013 – The Changing of the Guard….
Richard Nussbaum, P.E., R.G.
Environ...
Permits Section New Initiatives Since
November 2012
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•

Staff hiring
Permits streamlining HB28/650
Corrective Action ...
Challenges
• Recruitment and retention (especially engineers)
• Consensus building/public involvement
• Speed of progress/...
Questions?
Hazardous Waste Program
1730 East Elm Street
PO Box 176
Jefferson City, M0 65102
(573) 751-3176
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Hazardous Waste Program Overview and Update by Lamb, David; Flippin, Kathy; Nussbaum, Richard; Missouri Hazardous Waste Seminar, Nov. 5, 2013

  1. 1. Hazardous Waste Program Overview and Update David Lamb, Director, Hazardous Waste Program Kathy Flippin, Chief, Compliance & Enforcement Section Rich Nussbaum, Chief, Permits Section Chief
  2. 2. Key Program Issues • HB1251 Implementation • HB28/650 Implementation • Tanks Risk Based Corrective Action (RBCA) Guidance and Rulemaking • Update to Departmental RBCA – Risk Based Target Levels (RBTLs) • Long Term Stewardship (LTS)
  3. 3. HB1251 Implementation • Statute requires Department to identify rules in Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 7 of the hazardous waste regulations that are inconsistent with the requirements of the law by Dec. 31, 2013 • Rule amendments to address inconsistencies in the rules need to be in place by Dec. 31, 2015 • After Dec 31, 2015, rules inconsistent with statute will be null and void to the extent they are inconsistent
  4. 4. HB1251 Implementation Other rule changes to be included in HB1251 rule package: • Adoption of new federal rules • Removal of outdated or unnecessary rules • Container and tank labeling provisions • Corrections to references throughout all of the rules referring to rules being removed or reorganized as a result of rule changes
  5. 5. HB 28/HB650 Hazardous Waste Program Related Provisions • Extends the battery fee and the hazardous waste generator fees until Dec.31, 2018 • Gives the Department the authority to conduct a comprehensive review of the hazardous waste fee structure, and outlines process to implement revised fee structure by rule • Adds a representative of the petroleum retail industry to HWMC
  6. 6. HB 28/HB650 Hazardous Waste Program Related Provisions • Streamlines some of the requirements of the hazardous waste permitting process: – – – – – Health profiles Habitual violator review 5-year reviews at land disposal facilities Post closure permits Transportation route evaluations
  7. 7. Tanks Risk Based Corrective Action • Three rule amendments approved by the HWMC on Oct. 17, 2013 • Amendments necessary to allow use of Risk-Based Corrective Action (RBCA) guidance after Dec. 31, 2012 • Incorporates into rule by reference a version of the RBCA guidance updated in 2013
  8. 8. Tanks RBCA • Some Key Changes to Guidance – Consolidates previous guidance and amendments into a streamlined document – Revises the Risk Based Target Levels (RBTLs) – Eliminates soil type specific RBTLS at Tier 1 – Numerous clarifications to existing requirements
  9. 9. Tanks RBCA Rulemaking Schedule: • Nov. 20, 2013 – File amendments with the Secretary of State (SOS) • Jan. 2, 2014 – SOS to publish order of rulemaking in Missouri Register • Jan. 29, 2014 – SOS to publish rules in Code of State Regulations • Feb. 28, 2014 - Rules effective
  10. 10. Departmental RBCA RBTLs • Working with Department of Health and Senior Services to develop revised RBTLs for the Departmental RBCA • RBTLs have not updated since 2006 • Update will make the RBTLs more consistent with the Environmental Protection Agencies Regional Screening Levels (RSLs)
  11. 11. Long Term Stewardship • More than 1500 Risked Based Cleanups completed in Missouri • Contamination allowed to remain in place at these sites with Restricted Covenants or Engineering Controls in place to prevent exposure • Tracking of these sites is needed to ensure that protections remain in place
  12. 12. Long Term Stewardship • Preparing to update online mapper system • Map currently only includes BVCP sites • Will expand to include other sites when data ready • Will expand to include Superfund, Federal Facilities and RCRA Corrective Action sites
  13. 13. Hazardous Waste Program – Compliance & Enforcement Section November 2013 Kathy Flippin Environmental Manager Mike Martin Environmental Specialist IV UST Compliance and Technology Unit Heather Peters Environmental Specialist IV Angela Oravetz Environmental Specialist III Chris Plassmeyer Environmental Specialist III Daniel Knaebel Environmental Specialist III Coy King Environmental Specialist I Scott Walker Environmental Specialist III David Giarratano Environmental Specialist IV Special Facilities Unit Nicole Eby Environmental Specialist IV Hazardous Waste Enforcement Unit Cheryl Heet Senior Ofice Support Assistant Administrative Specialist Unit Andrew Reed Environmental Specialist III Evan Bryant Environmental Specialist IV Debra Dieckow Environmental Specialist III Christi Allee Office Support Assistant Caroline Wainaina Environmental Specialist III Anthony Pierce Environmental Specialist III Dennis Hansen Environmental Specialist 1,000 Hour Kathleen Gregory Office Support Assistant Billie Hainds Environmental Specialist III Joy Johnson Environmental Specialist III Mike Struckhoff Environmental Specialist 500 Hour Debra Sessler Planner II
  14. 14. C & E Section Initiatives or Focus Activities Since November 2012 • • • • • Staff hiring “No stricter than” federal reg revisions Updates to underground storage tank regs Inspection checklist revisions and additions Meeting mandates of the 2005 Energy Policy Act for underground storage tanks
  15. 15. Challenges • Hiring and retention • Maintaining and sharing institutional knowledge • Responding to multiple priorities (public inquiries, stakeholder communications, inspection and enforcement core activities) • Consensus building/public involvement • Speed of progress/reaction to new laws, rules and initiatives
  16. 16. Hazardous Waste Program - Permits Section November 2012 – How We Looked a Year Ago… Richard Nussbaum, P.E., R.G. Environmental Manager Jacki Hicks Environmental Specialist IV Outreach, Planning & Stewardship Unit Darleen Groner P.E. Environmental Engineer IV Operating Facilities Unit VACANT Environmental Enginee r IV Corrective Action & Groundwater Unit Lynn Hartman Environmental Specialist I/II/III VACANT Environmental Engineer I/II Meagan Prestegard, P.E. Environmental Engineer III Maria Bonney Environmental Engineer I/II Don Dicks Environmental Engineer I/II Heidi Rice Environmental Specialist I/II/III David Walker Environmental Engineer I/II Nathan Graessle Environmental Engineer I /II Sushmita Sharma Environmental Engineer I/II VACANT Environmental Engineer I/II Brenda Irey Research Analyst I/II Nathan Kraus Environmental Engineer I/II Dustin Thoenen Environmental Engineer I /II Bill Fanska, P.E. Environmental Engineer III Christine Kump-Mitchell. P.E. Environmental Engineer III Sabir Vali, P.E. Environmental Engineer III Theresa Doggett Planner II Sharon Wilde Senior Ofice Support Assistant Administrative Unit Melinda Jones Senior Ofice Support Assistant Bruce Stuart, P.E.,R.G. Environmental Engineer III Senior Technical Advisor
  17. 17. Hazardous Waste Program - Permits Section November 2013 – The Changing of the Guard…. Richard Nussbaum, P.E., R.G. Environmental Manager Jacki Hicks Environmental Specialist IV Outreach, Planning & Stewardship Unit Acting Unit Chief - Bill Fanska, P.E. Environmental Engineer IV Operating Facilities Unit Jalal El-Jayyousi , P.E. Environmental Enginee r IV Corrective Action & Groundwater Unit Lynn Hartman Environmental Specialist I/II/III Jay Liu Environmental Engineer I/II Meagan Prestegard, P.E. Environmental Engineer III VACANT Environmental Engineer I/II Don Dicks Environmental Engineer I/II Heidi Rice Environmental Specialist I/II/III David Walker Environmental Engineer I/II VACANT Environmental Engineer I /II Sushmita Sharma, P.E. Environmental Engineer I/II Jonathan McKinney Environmental Engineer I/II VACANT Research Analyst I/II Nathan Kraus Environmental Engineer I/II Dustin Thoenen Environmental Engineer I /II Bill Fanska, P.E. Environmental Engineer III Christine Kump-Mitchell. P.E. Environmental Engineer III Sabir Vali, P.E. Environmental Engineer III Theresa Doggett Planner II Dee Galbreath Senior Ofice Support Assistant Administrative Unit Melinda Jones Senior Ofice Support Assistant Bruce Stuart, P.E.,R.G. Environmental Engineer III Senior Technical Advisor
  18. 18. Permits Section New Initiatives Since November 2012 • • • • Staff hiring Permits streamlining HB28/650 Corrective Action Project LEAN LTS database population
  19. 19. Challenges • Recruitment and retention (especially engineers) • Consensus building/public involvement • Speed of progress/reaction to new laws, rules and initiatives • Customer Service – balancing work on national GPRA goals negotiated with EPA and regulated facility economic development/business needs (e.g., permit modifications not known at the time of work plan negotiations with EPA)
  20. 20. Questions? Hazardous Waste Program 1730 East Elm Street PO Box 176 Jefferson City, M0 65102 (573) 751-3176

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