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(A) The purpose of this chapter is to protect the public health, quality of life and environment of the metropolitan area from unreasonable risk posed by improper siting of hazardous waste sites or facilities. The Metro Council, in making its determinations pursuant to this chapter, will consider the facility impact report and other information required to be submitted by the owner/operator, the review report submitted by the independent consultant as commissioned by the Metro Council, and other information submitted by the public.
(B) At a minimum, the Metro Council will consider the following criteria in determining the appropriateness of the siting of the proposed hazardous waste site or facility or modification to an existing site or facility.
(C) The public must be afforded protection from unreasonable risk to health and safety from siting of or modification to hazardous waste sites or facilities and the operation of such facilities. The Metro Council will consider each potential pathway for exposure, the magnitude, the frequency, duration and degree of risk posed and the chronic, acute, direct, indirect and cumulative risk posed to public health by the proposed activity in determining whether the risk posed by the proposed activity, siting or modification and subsequent operation are reasonable.
(1994 Jeff. Code, § 120.20) (Jeff. Ord. 26-1988, adopted and effective 10-25-1988; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 165-2005, approved 10-18-2005)