455B.503  Infectious waste treatment and disposal facilities--permits required--rules.

The commission shall adopt rules which require a person who owns or operates an infectious waste treatment or disposal facility to obtain an operating permit before initial operation of the facility. The rules shall specify the information required to be submitted with the application for a permit and the conditions under which a permit may be issued, suspended, modified, revoked, or renewed. The rules shall address but are not limited to the areas of operator safety, recordkeeping and tracking procedures, best available appropriate technologies, emergency response and remedial action procedures, waste minimization procedures, and long- term liability. The department shall submit proposed rules to the commission and notify the general assembly of the submission of the proposed rules pursuant to section 7A.11 and the commission shall adopt rules by January 15, 1994. The department shall not grant permits for the construction or operation of a commercial infectious waste treatment or disposal facility until the commission has adopted the required rules, and in no event earlier than July 1, 1994.

Section History: Recent form

  91 Acts, ch 242, § 4; 92 Acts, ch 1182, § 4; 93 Acts, ch 103, §1

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