language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 176-S.F.No. 2422 An act relating to the environment; modifying regulation of certain PCB wastes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116.07, by adding a subdivision. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 116.07, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 2b. [PCB WASTE; OIL-FILLED ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT.] (a) A person who generates waste containing greater than 50 parts per million PCB which is subject to the federal requirements for the management of waste under Code of Federal Regulations, title 40, part 761, is also subject to state hazardous waste requirements for proper disposal, licensing, and fees. PCB small capacitors and lighting ballasts are also subject to state on-site accumulation requirements. (b) PCB waste associated with oil-filled electric equipment voluntarily disposed of or retrofilled prior to the end of its service life is eligible for a waiver from annual hazardous waste fees. To be eligible for the waiver, a generator and the commissioner must execute a voluntary PCB phase-out agreement, and before relicensing, the generator must demonstrate performance of the agreement. The PCB phase-out agreement must include a description of specific goals, activities to be performed to achieve the goals, phase-out criteria, and a schedule for implementation. (c) For the purpose of this subdivision, "PCB" has the meaning given in section 116.36. Presented to the governor May 6, 2004 Signed by the governor May 10, 2004, 12:25 p.m.