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17.50.801    PURPOSE

(1) The purpose of this subchapter is to provide standards for the licensure of cesspool, septic tank and privy cleaning businesses and to establish uniform requirements for the disposal of septage, grease trap waste, privy waste, car wash sump waste, and other similar wastes.   These similar wastes include, but are not limited to, other primarily liquid wastes such as food processing wastes, septic tank pumpings that contain commercial and industrial wastewater, and snow melt sump wastewater, that can be applied to the land for a beneficial purpose.   Regulated hazardous wastes are not covered under this rule.   Rules on the management of hazardous wastes are found in ARM Title 17, chapter 53.

(2) Wastes must be managed in a manner that is protective of human health and the environment.

(3) A person may not place wastes on or into private or public property without the express permission of the land owner, facility operator, or the designated representative of the owner or operator.

History: 37-41-103, 75-10-1202, MCA; IMP, Title 37, chapter 41, 75-10-1202, MCA; NEW, 1984 MAR p. 258, Eff. 1/27/84; TRANS, from DHES, 1995 MAR p. 2253; AMD, 2001 MAR p. 848, Eff. 5/25/01.

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