Chapter 459 Hazardous Materials

Sections

459.001
Enactment; text.
459.002
Appointment of member of Board by Governor.
459.003
Alternate member: Designation; powers and duties.
459.004
Bylaws, rules and regulations filed with Secretary of State.
459.005
Applicability of Nevada Industrial Insurance Act to persons dispatched to another state.
459.007
Enactment; text.
459.008
Appointment of member of Board by Governor; designation of alternate member.
459.009
Definitions.
459.010
Definitions.
459.020
State agency for control of radiation.
459.030
Duties of state agency for control of radiation.
459.035
Applicant for registration of radiation machine to attest to knowledge of and compliance with certain guidelines concerning safe and appropriate injection practices.
459.050
Inspections; confidentiality of report of inspection.
459.060
Records.
459.070
Report of exposure of personnel; regulations.
459.080
Agreements between State and Federal Government.
459.0083
State surcharge: Imposition; collection; distribution; deposit for credit to Fund for Care of Sites for Disposal of Radioactive Waste.
459.0085
Creation; membership; powers and duties; compensation and expenses of members.
459.090
Agreements concerning inspection; program for training.
459.0091
Commission on Nuclear Projects: Creation; membership; terms and salary of members.
459.0092
Commission on Nuclear Projects: Duties.
459.0093
Agency for Nuclear Projects: Creation; composition; appointment and qualifications of Executive Director.
459.0094
Executive Director of Agency for Nuclear Projects: Duties.
459.0095
Executive Director of Agency for Nuclear Projects: Powers.
459.0096
Executive Director and Administrators: Administration of laws relating to Division; classification; certain other employment prohibited.
459.0097
Duties of Administrator of Division of Technical Programs.
459.0098
Duties of Administrator of Division of Planning.
459.100
Hearings; written decisions.
459.105
Disciplinary action by hearing officer or panel: Procedural requirements; powers and duties of officer or panel; judicial review.
459.120
Issuance of emergency regulation or order by Division.
459.125
Department of Transportation to develop plan for routing shipments of controlled quantities of radioactive materials and high-level radioactive waste; cooperation with Federal Government, regional organizations and other states; regulations.
459.201
Licensing and registration of sources of ionizing radiation.
459.211
Fees for operation or use of areas for storage and disposal owned by State; fee for revenue.
459.221
License to use area for disposal required; violations concerning shipping; penalties; suspension, revocation or reinstatement of license.
459.231
Fund for Care of Sites for Disposal of Radioactive Waste: Creation; administration; deposits; investment; interest; income.
459.235
Deposit of penal fines; delegation of authority to take disciplinary action; deposit of fines imposed by State Board of Health; claims for attorney’s fees and costs of investigation.
459.260
Impounding of sources of ionizing radiation by Division.
459.270
Injunctive and other relief.
459.280
Removal of radioactive waste, machinery or equipment by employee from area for disposal prohibited; penalties.
459.290
Penalties.
459.300
Legislative findings.
459.310
Fees for regulating operations concerning uranium and care and maintenance of radioactive tailings and residues; posting of security; Fund for Licensing Uranium Mills; Fund for Care of Uranium Tailings.
459.320
Prerequisites to issuance of license.
459.330
Terms and conditions to be contained in license.
459.340
Title to site for disposal and by-products to be transferred to United States or this State before termination of production.
459.350
Person exempt from licensing may be required to observe or perform remedial work.
459.360
Standards of management of by-products.
459.370
Construction of facility or disposal of by-products without license unlawful.
459.380
Legislative declaration.
459.382
Reports of regulatory agencies; review of requirements of regulatory agencies; final authority of Division of Environmental Protection.
459.387
Entry into facility to verify compliance with statutory requirements and regulations; issuance of order.
459.400
Purpose.
459.405
Definitions.
459.410
“Commission” defined.
459.415
“Department” defined.
459.420
“Director” defined.
459.425
“Disposal” defined.
459.428
“Hazardous material” defined.
459.429
“Hazardous substance” defined.
459.430
“Hazardous waste” defined.
459.432
“Household waste” defined.
459.435
“Management of hazardous waste” defined.
459.440
“Manifest” defined.
459.445
“Person” defined.
459.448
“Regulated substance” defined.
459.450
“Storage” defined.
459.455
“Treatment” defined.
459.470
Department designated as state agency for regulation of hazardous waste.
459.475
Duties of Department.
459.485
Duties of Commission.
459.490
General requirements for regulations.
459.500
Contents of regulations; enforcement of regulations relating to transportation and handling of hazardous waste.
459.501
Certification of laboratory required for performance of analysis to detect presence of hazardous waste or regulated substance in soil or water for certain purposes; exception.
459.502
Certification of laboratory required for performance of analysis for person who generates waste to determine whether waste is hazardous.
459.505
Agreements to provide state land for areas for disposal of hazardous waste.
459.510
Fees for use of areas for disposal owned by State: Amount; payment; waiver; collection of interest; penalties.
459.512
Payment of additional fees by facility for management of hazardous waste for training emergency personnel and ensuring safety of shipment of hazardous materials; penalty for late payment.
459.515
Construction, alteration or operation of facility without permit unlawful; exception.
459.520
Regulations governing permits.
459.525
Financial responsibility of owner or operator of facility; claim against insurer, guarantor, surety or other person providing evidence of financial responsibility.
459.530
Account for Management of Hazardous Waste: Creation; source; separate accounting for certain fees collected.
459.535
Account for Management of Hazardous Waste: Use.
459.537
Account for Management of Hazardous Waste: Payment of costs of responding to leak, spill, accident or motor vehicle crash; reimbursement; action by Attorney General.
459.540
Condition in permit specifying time allowed for completion of modification.
459.545
Substitution of equivalent standards of protection.
459.546
Variances: Conditions and criteria for granting; revocation.
459.547
Variances: Renewal; protest and hearing on application for renewal.
459.548
Variances: Regulations governing applications; fees.
459.549
Variances: Granting and renewal discretionary.
459.550
Records and reports.
459.555
Disclosure of public and confidential information.
459.560
Inspections.
459.565
Action to prevent practice or act which constitutes hazard to human health, public safety or environment.
459.575
Subpoenas.
459.580
Injunctive relief.
459.585
Civil penalties; damages.
459.590
Unlawful transportation of hazardous waste.
459.595
False statement, representation or certification; tampering with device.
459.600
Operation without permit or in violation of condition of permit or order; disposal or discharge of hazardous waste in unauthorized manner; penalty.
459.610
Definitions.
459.612
“Administrator” defined.
459.614
“Commission” defined.
459.616
“Division” defined.
459.618
“Eligible property” defined.
459.620
“Hazardous substance” defined.
459.622
“Participant” defined.
459.624
“Program” defined.
459.626
“Prospective purchaser” defined.
459.628
“Remedial agreement” defined.
459.630
“Responsible party” defined.
459.632
Certain real property deemed to be eligible property.
459.634
Application for participation in program; action by Administrator on application.
459.636
Submission of remedial agreement for approval; prerequisites to approval; explanation of disapproval.
459.638
Certification of completion of remedial agreement; issuance, contents and recordation of certificate of completion; explanation of failure to issue certificate.
459.640
Effect of certificate of completion: Relief from liability.
459.642
Effect of certificate of completion: Limitations on relief from liability.
459.644
Effect of certificate of completion: Applicability to persons other than original holder.
459.646
Limitations on liability of lenders and persons with security interest in property.
459.648
Limitations on liability of prospective purchasers.
459.650
Action against responsible party by holder of certificate of completion or seller of property.
459.652
Termination of participation in program.
459.654
Review of decisions of Administrator.
459.656
Adoption of regulations by Commission.
459.658
Negotiation with Environmental Protection Agency regarding effect of certificate of completion.
459.700
Definitions.
459.701
“Commission” defined.
459.702
“Division” defined.
459.703
“Uniform application” defined.
459.704
Coordination of fees, forms and regulations; duties of regulatory agencies.
459.706
Motor carriers: Prerequisites to issuance of permit to transport radioactive waste; assessment for investigation, inspection or audit outside of State.
459.708
Motor carriers: Rejection of and liability for certain packages of radioactive waste.
459.709
Motor carriers: Prerequisites to transportation of high-level radioactive waste or spent nuclear fuel.
459.712
Inspections, investigations and reproduction of records: Authority of Department; regulations.
459.715
Repository for Information Concerning Hazardous Materials in Nevada.
459.718
Notification of Division regarding certain accidents, motor vehicle crashes or incidents.
459.721
Duties of Director: Regulations for participation in uniform program.
459.725
Powers and duties of Director: Administration of provisions; regulations; agreements.
459.727
Provisions inapplicable to transportation by governmental vehicle.
459.728
Provisions supersede and preempt local regulation of transportation; exceptions.
459.735
Contingency Account for Hazardous Materials.
459.738
Creation of Commission; appointment and terms of members; appointment of Chair or Co-Chairs; employment of staff.
459.740
Adoption of regulations; acceptance of gifts and grants of money and other revenues.
459.742
Powers of Commission.
459.744
Establishment and payment of fees.
459.748
Definitions.
459.750
Responsibility for cleaning and decontamination of area affected by spill, accident or motor vehicle crash.
459.755
Use of Contingency Account for Hazardous Materials to pay for costs of cleaning and decontamination of area affected by spill, accident or motor vehicle crash.
459.760
Reimbursement of expenses of responding state agency; reporting of need for additional funding; action by Attorney General.
459.765
Deposit of reimbursement and penalty for credit to Contingency Account for Hazardous Materials.
459.770
Recovery of costs incurred by responding county or city.
459.773
Development and dissemination of reference guide regarding response to accidents, motor vehicle crashes and incidents.
459.774
Civil penalties for certain violations.
459.775
Unlawful acts: Misdemeanors.
459.780
Unlawful acts: Gross misdemeanors.
459.790
“Hazardous material” defined.
459.792
Scope of immunity: State Emergency Response Commission; local emergency planning committees; persons providing equipment, advice or other assistance.
459.794
Exclusions from immunity: Damages from gross negligence or misconduct; persons causing discharge; persons receiving compensation for assistance.
459.796
Prerequisites for immunity: Persons providing equipment, advice or other assistance.
459.800
Definitions.
459.802
“Commission” defined.
459.804
“Department” defined.
459.806
“Director” defined.
459.808
“Division” defined.
459.810
“Operator” defined.
459.812
“Owner” defined.
459.814
“Person” defined.
459.816
“Regulated substance” defined.
459.818
“Release” defined.
459.820
“Storage tank” defined.
459.822
Department designated as state agency for regulation of storage tanks.
459.824
Duties of Director.
459.825
Coordination of fees, regulations and forms; duties of regulatory agencies.
459.826
Regulations of Commission: General requirements.
459.828
Owner or operator of storage tank to provide Department with certain information.
459.830
Regulations of Commission: Standards of performance.
459.832
Regulations of Commission: Closure, removal, disposal and management of storage tanks.
459.834
Regulations of Commission regarding corrective action, evidence of financial responsibility; determination of whether corrective action is required.
459.836
Permits to operate storage tanks: Regulations; terms and conditions; fee.
459.838
Account for Management of Storage Tanks: Creation; sources; claims.
459.840
Account for Management of Storage Tanks: Use; reimbursement; action by Attorney General.
459.842
Enforcement by Department; delegation of responsibility.
459.844
Subpoenas.
459.846
Disclosure of information obtained by Department.
459.848
Authority to enter and inspect.
459.850
Action to alleviate hazard to human health, public safety or environment.
459.852
Order for corrective action.
459.854
Injunctive relief.
459.856
Civil penalties; damages.
459.860
Definitions.
459.862
“Administrator” defined.
459.864
“Brownfield project” defined.
459.866
“Brownfield site” defined.
459.868
“Brownfields Restoration Act” defined.
459.870
“Commission” defined.
459.872
“Division” defined.
459.874
“Federal grant” defined.
459.876
“Fund” defined.
459.878
Creation; use of money; payment of claims; acceptance of gifts, appropriations, contributions, grants and bequests.
459.880
Limitations on use of money.
459.882
Limitations regarding expenditures from money from federal grant.
459.884
Duties of Division.
459.886
Powers of Division.
459.888
Administrator may collect fee to defray costs of administering Fund.
459.890
Administrator may employ persons necessary to carry out duties.
459.892
Regulations.
459.900
Submission to governmental agencies of information regarding manufacture, processing, use and disposal of toxic chemicals.
459.910
Unlawful to store high-level radioactive waste in State.
459.920
Prerequisites for operation or display of radar gun or similar device.
459.930
Immunity from liability for certain persons for response actions and cleanup with respect to certain real property at which hazardous substance has been or may have been released.
459.3802
Definitions.
459.3806
“Division” defined.
459.3809
“Process” defined.
459.3813
Applicability of statutory provisions and regulations to certain facilities; exemptions.
459.3814
Applicability of statutory provisions: Excluded activities.
459.3816
Designation of highly hazardous substances and explosives: Regulations; amendment.
459.3818
State Environmental Commission to adopt regulations; Division to administer and enforce statutory provisions and regulations; involvement of interested persons; applicability of statutory provisions to dealers of liquefied petroleum gas.
459.3819
Inspections by state and local agencies of facilities where explosives are manufactured, used, processed, handled, moved on-site or stored.
459.3822
Records, reports and other information of facility: Submission by owner or operator of facility; availability for public inspection; confidentiality of information protected as trade secret; regulations.
459.3824
Annual fees; Account for Precaution Against Chemical Accidents.
459.3829
Permits to construct or commence operation of new process: Requirements; application; regulations; fee.
459.3832
Regulations concerning certification of records, reports and information submitted to Division; requirements for signature on certification.
459.3833
Program to prevent and minimize consequences of accidental release of hazardous substance: Delegation of authority and grant of money from Federal Government; regulations.
459.3834
Unlawful acts; penalties.
459.3862
“Committee” defined.
459.3864
Creation; appointment of members; appointment of chair and co-chair; resources.
459.3866
Receipt of records and documents; subpoena; informal inquiries; confidentiality of trade secret or information; inspection of facility; Attorney General is counsel for committee; authorization to make recommendations to reviewing authority.
459.3868
Duties.
459.3872
Injunctive relief; levy of civil administrative penalty; notice of levy of penalty; request for hearing; payment of penalty.
459.3874
Amount of civil administrative penalties; settlement of claim; imposition of civil penalty.
459.7005
“Base state” defined.
459.7016
“Department” defined.
459.7018
“Director” defined.
459.7022
“Extremely hazardous material” defined.
459.7024
“Hazardous material” defined.
459.7025
“Motor carrier” defined.
459.7026
“Person” defined.
459.7032
“Uniform program” defined.
459.7054
Uniform application: Information required.
459.7056
Uniform application: Confidentiality and disclosure of information provided.
459.7058
Denial, suspension or revocation of registration and permit: Grounds; procedure.
459.38075
“Facility” defined.
459.38125
“Vessel” defined.
459.38195
Investigation of certain accidents and motor vehicle crashes: Powers and duties of Division; duty of owner or operator of facility to cooperate.
459.70255
“Participating state” defined.