Wyoming Administrative Code
Agency 020 - Environmental Quality, Dept. of
Sub-Agency 0009 - Solid Waste Management
Chapter 8 - SPECIAL WASTE MANAGEMENT STANDARDS
Section 8-2 - Scrap Tire Management Standards

Universal Citation: WY Code of Rules 8-2

Current through December 30, 2023

(a) Applicability: The standards in this section apply to all solid waste management facilities which manage regulated quantities of whole scrap tires;

(b) Reserved.

(c) Design & construction standards: All facilities which transfer, treat or store whole scrap tires shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the following standards, as well as any other applicable facility design and construction standards:

(i) Waste piles shall be constructed a minimum of fifty (50) feet from any open flames, blow torches, or highly flammable substances;

(ii) Outdoor waste piles shall be constructed a minimum of fifty (50) feet from any other outdoor waste piles;

(iii) Outdoor waste piles shall be constructed a minimum of fifty (50) feet from facility property boundaries;

(iv) Outdoor waste piles shall not exceed twenty (20) feet in height or fifty (50) feet in width, and have a base surface area no greater than ten-thousand (10,000) square feet;

(d) Operating standards: All facilities which transfer, treat, store or dispose whole scrap tires shall be operated in accordance with the following standards, as well as any other applicable facility operating standards:

(i) Scrap tires managed within a structure shall be managed under conditions that meet or exceed those in the current edition of The Standard for Storage of Rubber Tires, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 231D, written by the NFPA Committee on Standards for Rubber Tires, published by the NFPA Standards Council;

(ii) Scrap tires which are disposed shall be completely covered with a minimum of six (6) inches of soil a minimum of once every ninety (90) days or when more than 5,000 scrap tires have been disposed, whichever comes first;

(iii) Facilities which manage outdoor waste piles shall be equipped with adequate stockpiles of soil for firefighting purposes unless the administrator authorizes other firefighting procedures;

(e) Reserved.

(f) Reserved.

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