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§ 6029.104. Definitions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: April 17, 2006

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 29L. Waste Tire Recycling Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: April 17, 2006
35 P.S. § 6029.104
§ 6029.104. Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this chapter shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Commonwealth agency.” The Commonwealth and its departments, boards, commissions and agencies, Commonwealth-owned universities and the State Public School Building Authority and any other authority now in existence or hereafter created or organized by the Commonwealth.
“Department.” The Department of Environmental Protection of the Commonwealth.
“Disposal.” The dumping, spilling or placing of whole used or waste tires into or on the land or water in a manner that the tires or a constituent of the tires enters the environment.
“Energy recovery.” The use of whole or processed waste tires to supplement the combustion of fossil fuels or the combustion of whole or processed waste tires in a resource recovery facility.
“Landfill.” A facility using land for disposing of solid waste.
“Person.” Any individual, partnership, corporation, association, institution, cooperative enterprise, municipal authority, Federal Government or agency, State institution and agency, including, but not limited to, the Department of General Services and the State Public School Building Authority, or any other legal entity whatsoever which is recognized by law as the subject of rights and duties. In any provisions of this act prescribing a fine, imprisonment or penalty or any combination of the foregoing, the term “person” shall include the officers and directors of any corporation or other legal entity having officers and directors.
“Priority site.” Any site designated by the Department of Environmental Protection to contain more than 10,000 stockpiled tires.
“Recycled tire product.” Rubber material derived from waste tires produced at a permitted waste tire recycling facility and intended for beneficial use.
“Recycling.” The systematic collection, sorting, cleaning and returning of waste tires to commerce for use as commodities.
“Waste reduction, reuse or recycling equipment.” Machinery, equipment or facility modification designed to process or convert waste tires into a beneficial product or productive use.
“Waste tire.” A tire that will no longer be used for the purpose for which it was originally intended. The term includes a tire that has been discarded by any owner or user even though the tire may have some remaining useful life. A tire becomes a waste tire when it is discarded by any owner or user.
“Waste tire hauler.” Any person that transports whole used or waste tires in this Commonwealth for business-related purposes. This term does not include persons who haul their own waste tires in the course of routine tire replacement.
“Waste tire recycling facility.” A facility whose purpose is the systemic collection, sorting, storage, recapping or cleaning of waste tires to return them to commerce for use as commodities. The term includes a facility that may use waste reduction, reuse or recycling equipment to process or convert waste tires into a beneficial product or productive use.

Credits

1996, Dec. 19, P.L. 1478, No. 190, § 104, imd. effective. Amended 2002, July 10, P.L. 781, No. 111, § 1, effective in 60 days; 2006, Feb. 14, P.L. 23, No. 7, § 1, effective in 60 days [April 17, 2006].
35 P.S. § 6029.104, PA ST 35 P.S. § 6029.104
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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