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(a) The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission shall have authority to establish by rule a schedule of fees to recover the costs of processing permit applications and permit renewal proceedings, on-site inspections and monitoring, the certification of personnel to operate hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal facilities, and other activities of Division of Environmental Quality personnel which are reasonably necessary to assure that generators and transporters of hazardous waste and hazardous waste management facilities are complying with the provisions of this subchapter and which reasonably should be borne by the transporter, generator, or owner or operator of the hazardous waste management facility.
(b) All fees collected pursuant to this section shall be dedicated to enabling the division to receive authorization to administer a hazardous waste management program in Arkansas pursuant to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, 42 U.S.C. § 6901 et seq., as amended by the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984.
(c) The Hazardous Waste Permit Fund is established on the books of the Treasurer of State, the Auditor of State, and the Chief Fiscal Officer of the State. All fees collected under the provisions of this section shall be deposited into this fund.
(d) The commission is hereby authorized to promulgate such rules as are necessary to administer the fees, rates, tolls, or charges for services established by this section and is directed to prescribe such fees, rates, tolls, or charges for the services delivered by the division or its successor in such manner as may be necessary to support the programs of the division as directed by the Governor and the General Assembly.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 8. Environmental Law § 8-7-226. Fees--Fund established - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-8-environmental-law/ar-code-sect-8-7-226/
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