Lancaster Area Sewer Authority, PA
Lancaster County
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A. 
A completed trucked waste hauler's license application must be submitted by each hauling firm prior to the issuance of a license. At a minimum, the license application shall include the following:
(1) 
Company name and address.
(2) 
Company contact information.
(3) 
Name and title of authorized representative.
(4) 
Vehicle make, model, year, license plate number, gross vehicle weight, tank volume and waste management authority license number.
(5) 
Description of waste to be hauled.
(6) 
Proof of insurance.
(7) 
Certification statement.
(8) 
Signature of authorized representative.
B. 
A trucked waste hauler's license must be obtained by each hauling firm before discharging any trucked waste to the sewage treatment plant. Licenses shall be issued to those haulers who meet all of the following conditions:
(1) 
Apply for a license by completing and submitting a license application, including a nonrefundable check for the total required fee.
(2) 
Satisfy all license application requirements.
(3) 
Comply with all conditions and requirements of their license.
C. 
License stickers will be issued for all vehicles. License stickers shall be firmly affixed in a prominent location on the left side of each truck so that the license sticker is readily visible.
D. 
The trucked waste hauler's license must be renewed on an annual basis.
(1) 
Renewals are issued to those haulers who have satisfactorily met all conditions of their license and who have submitted a renewal application, including a nonrefundable check for the total required fee.
(2) 
The minimum required information required for approval of the renewal application is identical to the information required in the initial permit application. (See § 165-11A.)
A. 
Discharges normally will be accepted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Discharges on the weekends are limited to the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Hours are subject to change. Under emergency conditions, as determined by the Executive Director or his/her designee, hauled waste may be discharged outside of normal operating hours. Haulers must enter through the gate using the provided gate entry card.
[Amended 10-22-2015 by Res. No. 15-10-003]
B. 
The hoses provided by the Authority at the discharge station must be attached to the outlet or discharge from the tank truck and the waste conveyed to the discharge point.
[Amended 10-22-2015 by Res. No. 15-10-003]
C. 
Care shall be taken in discharging waste so as to not cause spillage on the surface around the designated unloading location. It is the responsibility of the licensee and his or her employees to leave the dump station in an acceptable condition. Specifically there shall be no waste material left in the immediate vicinity. If necessary, the area shall be washed down by the licensee or his or her employee, before leaving the premises. Reimbursement of costs associated with spills and cleanup activities will be borne by the licensee.
D. 
The discharge of any material which would damage or cause obstruction of the sewage treatment plant is prohibited. Specifically prohibited are flammables, explosives, corrosives, sand, grit, grease and oil.
E. 
The original license shall be kept by the licensee at his/her place of business, and copies shall be carried on each licensed tank truck at all times. An Authority representative may request to see a license at any time.
F. 
All straight-body trucks and/or trailers used to discharge waste at the sewage treatment plant shall have a current waste hauler license sticker, issued by the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) or other applicable county waste management authority, affixed in the appropriate position as designated by LCSWMA or the applicable county waste management authority.
G. 
The Authority or its representative may request information concerning the nature or origin of the contents of any licensed vehicle. The licensee is required to comply with all requests, including information concerning waste pickup points, volumes and waste characteristics.
H. 
Upon request, the licensee shall allow the Authority to immediately sample waste from any licensed truck.
I. 
The license shall be valid only as long as the licensee has all appropriate hauling licenses or permits from other federal, state, county and local jurisdictions for the duration of this license.
J. 
Wastes collected by the licensee from any customers as defined in § 165-13 shall not be discharged at the sewage treatment plant without prior written approval in the form of a trucked waste generator permit.
K. 
The Authority reserves the right to refuse acceptance of any load. Dischargers may be required to cease unloading operations at any time.
L. 
Use of the licensed vehicle to transport or store hazardous materials, fuel, waste, oil, greasy wastewater or corrosives is specifically prohibited.
M. 
Violation on the part of the holder of this license or his representatives to comply with the above conditions or other Authority Rules and Regulations shall be cause for suspension or revocation of all licenses and permits assigned to the licensee upon written notice of such violation.
A. 
Generator permit required. Certain wastes, due to their character and potential impact on the sewage treatment plant, will require prior approval before discharge. This approval is formally granted through the issuance of a trucked waste generator permit. Wastes from the following facilities shall not be accepted without an approved permit:
(1) 
Wastewater treatment plant sludge.
(2) 
Water treatment plant sludge.
(3) 
Industrial process waste.
(4) 
Municipal landfill leachate.
(5) 
Any other waste that the Authority believes may be potentially harmful to the treatment process.
B. 
Generator permit application requirements. Permits are issued for a specific waste from a specific generator. A completed trucked waste generator permit application must be submitted by each firm prior to the issuance of a permit. At a minimum, the permit application shall include the following:
(1) 
Generator name, address, contact information and name of authorized representative.
(2) 
Hauler name, address, contact information and name of authorized representative.
(3) 
Recent laboratory results for the parameters requested.
(4) 
Indication of chemical compounds known or suspected to be present.
(5) 
Requested discharge volume.
(6) 
Waste generator site plan.
(7) 
Description of generator activities and processes.
(8) 
Certification statements, including a certification that the waste is not hazardous.
(9) 
Signature of authorized representative.
C. 
A trucked waste generator permit must be obtained by each generating firm before discharging any trucked waste to the sewage treatment plant. Permits shall be issued to those generators that meet all of the following conditions:
(1) 
Apply for a permit by completing and submitting a permit application, including a nonrefundable check for the total required fee.
(2) 
Satisfy all permit application requirements.
(3) 
Comply with all conditions and requirements of their permit.
D. 
The trucked waste generator permit must be renewed on an annual basis.
(1) 
Renewals are issued to those generators who have satisfactorily met all conditions of their permit and who have submitted a renewal application, including a nonrefundable check for the total required fee.
(2) 
The minimum required information required for approval of the renewal application is identical to the information required in the initial permit application. (See § 165-13B.)
E. 
Transportation. Any wastes approved by the Authority through the issuance of a trucked waste generator permit must be transported and discharged by a hauler who has a valid trucked waste hauler's license issued by the Authority.
F. 
Permitted trucked waste generator conditions:
(1) 
Self-monitoring requirements. A permitted trucked waste generator may be required to submit reports to the Lancaster Area Sewer Authority on a semiannual basis. The first semiannual report shall cover the months of January through June and shall be submitted to the Authority by July 30. The second semiannual report shall cover the months of July through December and shall be submitted to the Authority by January 30. At a minimum, the report shall contain the following information:
[Amended 10-22-2015 by Res. No. 15-10-003]
(a) 
Name, address and phone number of the generator.
(b) 
Responsible individual representing the generator.
(c) 
Name, address and phone number of the licensed waste hauler(s).
(d) 
Responsible individual representing the waste hauler(s).
(e) 
Volume of waste hauled to the sewage treatment plant during the reporting period.
(f) 
Analytical testing as required. This testing must be performed by a qualified laboratory.
(g) 
Certification as to the following is required:
[1] 
That the waste generator is not subject to categorical pretreatment standards.
[2] 
That the waste transported and discharged at the sewage treatment plant is not listed as a characteristic hazardous waste as defined under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) or the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).
[3] 
That no significant changes in the process used to generate the waste, or an alteration of the waste characteristics themselves, have taken place since the last semiannual report was submitted.
(2) 
Specific limitations.
(a) 
The generator shall be subject to the specific limitations listed in § 165-9.
The trucked waste hauler must submit with a new application for a trucked waste license, or with a license renewal application, current certificates of the following insurances:
A. 
Vehicle liability: the minimum insurance required under the Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law (75 Pa.C.S.A. § 1701 et seq.).
B. 
General liability: bodily injury, $100,000 per occurrence, and property damage liability, $100,000 per occurrence.
C. 
Workers' compensation: as required by law.
A. 
Hauled waste.
[Amended 10-22-2015 by Res. No. 15-10-003]
(1) 
Any hauled waste which is acceptable to the Authority may be discharged only at the Lancaster Area Sewer Authority Susquehanna Water Pollution Control Facility located at:
LASA SWPCF
4160 Blue Rock Road
Washington Boro, PA 17582
(2) 
Hauled waste may be discharged at this location only during the hours indicated in § 165-12. The discharge of hauled waste into any Authority facility, manhole or other location not approved for such discharge shall be considered unlawful, and the person responsible for such discharge may be subject to civil and criminal penalties.
B. 
A representative sample shall be collected from each load discharged. This sample must be identified by writing the discharge receipt number on the sample bottle and placing the sample in the appropriate refrigerator for later analysis by Authority personnel.
C. 
A Trucked Waste Program-Receipt/Manifest Form must be submitted for each load that is discharged.
[Amended 10-22-2015 by Res. No. 15-10-003]
D. 
The Trucked Waste Program-Receipt/Manifest Form must include the following information:
[Amended 10-22-2015 by Res. No. 15-10-003]
(1) 
Date of discharge.
(2) 
Time of discharge.
(3) 
Name of transporter.
(4) 
Truck capacity (gallons).
(5) 
Trucked waste license number.
(6) 
Source of waste (classification).
(7) 
Itemized list of waste sources, including county, municipality, waste type, gallons delivered, residential phone number (if applicable) and LASA generator permit number (if applicable).
(8) 
Printed name of driver.
(9) 
Signature of driver.
E. 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection E, regarding waste manifest form requirements, was repealed 10-22-2015 by Res. No. 15-10-003.
F. 
The driver must leave the original top (white) copy of the completed Trucked Waste Program-Receipt/Manifest Form. The Trucked Waste Program-Receipt/Manifest Form shall be placed in the appropriate area designated by the Authority.
[Amended 10-22-2015 by Res. No. 15-10-003]
G. 
The driver must comply with all license conditions regarding discharge.