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The following definitions shall apply in the interpretation and enforcement of this Part:
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS or SUPERVISORS - the duly qualified and acting Supervisors of this Township.
CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC WASTE - waste resulting from the production or use of antineoplastic agents used for the purpose of stopping or reversing the growth of malignant cells. Chemotherapeutic waste does not include waste containing antineoplastic agents that are listed as hazardous waste under § 75.261 (relating to criteria, identification and listing of hazardous waste).
FACILITY - any establishment, plant, operation or activity which shall be involved in the storage, collection, generation, treatment, transfer or disposal of solid waste, hazardous waste, residual waste, municipal waste, infectious and chemotherapeutic waste, waste, sludge or any other materials related thereto.
HAZARDOUS WASTE - any waste defined as hazardous under 35 P.S. §§ 6018.101 et seq., known as the Solid Waste Management Act, and any regulations promulgated under that act.
INFECTIOUS WASTE - municipal waste which, unless processed, disposed, stored, collected or transported in accordance with this Part, is or may be contaminated by a disease-producing microorganism, or material, or may harm or threaten human health. The term includes the following wastes unless they are generated by individual residences:
(1) Wastes generated by hospitalized patients who are isolated or on blood and body fluid precautions in order to protect others from their severe and communicable disease.
(2) Cultures and stocks of etiologic agents.
(3) Animal waste blood products which are known or are suspected to contain contagious zoonotic pathogens, and human waste blood and blood products.
(4) Tissues, organs, body parts, blood and fluids that are removed during surgery and autopsy.
(5) Wastes generated by surgery or autopsy of septic cases or patients with infectious diseases.
(6) Wastes that were in contact with pathogens in any type of laboratory work, including collection containers, culture dishes, slides, plates and assemblies for diagnostic tests and devices used to transfer, inoculate and mix cultures.
(8) Wastes that were in contact with the blood of patients undergoing hemodialysis at hospitals or independent treatment centers.
(9) Carcasses and body parts of animals exposed to contagious zoonotic pathogens.
(10) Animal bedding and other wastes that were in contact with animals suffering from contagious zoonotic diseases due to natural infection or laboratory research, and their excretions, secretions, carcasses or body parts.
(11) Waste biologicals (for example, vaccines) produced by pharmaceutical companies for human or veterinary use.
(12) Food and other products that are discarded because of contamination with etiologic agents.
(13) Equipment and equipment parts contaminated with etiologic agents.
MUNICIPAL WASTE - any garbage, refuse, industrial lunchroom or office waste and other material, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous material, resulting from operation of residential, municipal, commercial or institutional establishments and from community activities and any sludge not meeting the definition of residual or hazardous waste in the Solid Waste Management Act from a municipal, commercial or institutional water supply treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant or air pollution control facility. The term does not include sourceseparated recyclable materials.
PERSON - and include any individual, or individuals, firm, corporation, partnership, association or other organization or entity, including a municipality.
RESIDUAL WASTE - any garbage, refuse, other discarded material or other waste, including solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous materials resulting from industrial, mixing and agricultural operations and any sludge from an industrial, mining or agricultural water supply treatment facility, waste water treatment facility or air pollution control facility, provided that it is not hazardous. The term shall not include coal refuse as defined in 52 P.S. §§ 30.51 et seq., known as the Coal Refuse Disposal Control Act. The term shall not include treatment sludge from coal mine drainage treatment plants, disposal of which is being carried on pursuant to and in compliance with a valid permit issued pursuant to the 35 P.S. §§ 691.1 et seq. known as the Clean Streams Law.
ROADS - all roads maintained by either the Commonwealth or the Township or any other public entity for the purpose of vehicular travel within the geographical limits of the Township.
SLUDGE - any material meeting the definition of residual or hazardous waste in the Solid Waste Management Act from a municipal, commercial or institutional water supply treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant or air pollution control facility.
SOLID WASTE - solid waste, as defined in 35 P.S. §§ 6018.101 et seq., known as the “Solid Waste Management Act.”
SPECIAL HANDLING WASTE - municipal waste that requires the application of special storage, collection, transportation, processing or disposal techniques due to the quantity of material generated or its unique physical, chemical or biological characteristics. The term includes sewage sludge, infectious waste, chemotherapeutic waste and ash residue from a municipal waste incineration facility.
TOWNSHIP - the Township of Lamar, Clinton County, Pennsylvania.
TOWNSHIP ROADS - those roads within the Township over which the Township exercises jurisdiction and as to which the Township has the responsibility for maintenance.
WASTE - but shall not be limited to that waste previously defined as solid waste, municipal waste, hazardous waste, residual waste, infectious and chemotherapeutic waste, special handling waste, sludge and other materials related thereto and shall include all of the above regardless of whether they are generated onsite or offsite.
Except as herein otherwise specifically indicated, use of the terms "abatement," "agricultural waste," "captive facilities," "coal ash," "commercial establishment," "disposal," "drill cuttings," "food processing waste," "industrial establishment," "institutional establishment," "management," "manifest system," "mine," "municipality," "person," "pollution," "processing," "storage," "transportation" and "treatment" shall have the same meanings as those terms have under the provisions of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Act of July 28, 1988, P.L. 556, No. 101, 53 P.S. § 4000.101 et seq., and under the provisions of the Solid Waste Management Act of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Act of July 7, 1980, P.L. 380, No. 97, 35 P.S., § 6018.101 et seq., and under the provisions for the storage, collection, treatment and disposal of infectious and chemotherapeutic waste under the provisions of the Act of July 13, 1988, P.L. 525, No. 93, dealing with Infectious and Chemotherapeutic Waste Disposal, 35 P.S. § 6019.1 et seq.; and under the provisions for the storage, collection, treatment and disposal of hazardous waste pursuant to the provisions of the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Act of October 18, 1988, P.L. 756, No. 108, 35 P.S. § 6020.101 et seq., and under the provisions for the storage, collection, treatment and disposal of solid waste, hazardous waste, residual waste, infectious and chemotherapeutic waste, sludge and other materials related thereto pursuant to the provisions of the Air Pollution Control Act of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Act of January 8, 1960, P.L. (1959), No. 2119, as amended, 35 P.S. § 4001 et seq.
(Ord. 44-8-92, 8/10/1992, § 1)