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Coal Combustion ResidualsCoal combustion residuals include wastes produced from the burning of coal for generation of electricity. These wastes include fly ash, bottom ash, boiler slag, and flue gas desulfurization sludge (gypsum).Types of Waste and Landfill CategoriesDescribes the three types of wastes and four landfill categories.Groundwater MonitoringLandfills are required to monitor the underlying groundwater for potential contamination during their active life and post-closure care period.Historic Landfill RemediationBefore solid waste management was regulated in Kentucky, most towns or cities had a common location where household waste and a vast array of other materials were disposed.Annual Fee ProgramInformation on annual fees for solid waste sites and CCR (coal combustion residual) units.Public Participation ProgramAdministrative regulations for solid and special waste provide for public participation in the permitting process.Beneficial ReuseInformation regarding the beneficial reuse of various types of waste.CompostingComposting is the biological decomposition of organic materials, at an accelerated rate, under controlled, aerobic conditions.LandfarmsLandfarming (or land applying) is the regulatory term used to define the application of wastes to land for agricultural benefit and disposal.Petroleum Contaminated Soil Treatment FacilitiesThese facilities are for the remediation of soil removed from facilities where petroleum was managed or released.Sludge (Biosolids)There are four types of permits for managing sewage sludge by means other than disposal at a landfill.Transfer StationsA transfer station is the facility for the collection and consolidation of waste prior to being transported to the disposal site.Waste Tire PermittingA waste tire program exists in Kentucky to manage waste tires. Waste tires are considered to be tires not used for their original, intended purpose due to wear or damage, used tires stored for resale, and processed waste tire material.