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Hazardous material facility is any site or area, excluding vehicles used solely for the transportation of people or property, where either of the following occurs:

Any extremely hazardous substance in excess of the threshold planning quantity as defined by the most current version of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (42 U.S.C. § 11001, et seq. (1991) is present.

Within a one (1) month period of time, an aggregate amount of twenty-five (25) gallons or more or an equivalent dry volume of hazardous material are stored, handled, generated, used, processed, manufactured, disposed or are otherwise present.

To determine the applicability of this definition to any dry volume quantity of hazardous material reported in units of pounds, the pounds are to be converted to an equivalent volume in gallons by dividing the units of pounds by 10. The resulting number would then be used to determine whether the quantity falls within the criteria for a hazardous material facility.

For further Code requirement or Licensed Facility details , please refer to the Broward County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 27, Pollution Control; Municipal Code Corp (once at Municipal Code Web Site, select Chapter 27- Pollution Control in the left column.  This will open Chapter 27 to show all Articles.  Click on Article XII).

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