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1 Division of Waste Management Kentucky’s Waste Tire Program Ricky Solomon RAS Supervisor To Protect and Enhance Kentucky’s Environment

2 Division of Waste Management 2 Waste Tire Program In 1998, the General Assembly passed HB 32 which created the waste tire control program and established the Waste Tire Trust Fund, which was to be used to eliminate existing waste tire piles and prevent the creation of future waste tire piles. This program has been reauthorized four times the last was placed in the two year Budget Bill. Division of Waste Management

3 Comparisons FIVCO ADD DOWN 51% Buffalo Trace ADD DOWN 26% Lake Cumberland ADD DOWN 5% Kentucky River ADD DOWN 4% (Amnesties In Progress) Northern KY ADD Down 55% Gateway ADD Down 23% Big Sandy ADD Down 27% Kentucky River ADDN/A Division of Waste Management

4 Amnesty Cycle Amnesty Cycle moved from a four year cycle to a three year cycle. How Did We Achieve This? The amnesty numbers has declined. Competitive bidding for the waste tire contract. »As high as $ per ton in »As low as $71.79 per ton in »Current contract price $93.90 per ton. 4

5 Division of Waste Management The Three Year Cycle? How Do We Continue Numbers do not increase substantially. Cost per ton does not increase substantially. If funding continues. 5

6 Division of Waste Management Waste Tire Contract The current contract for processing our amnesty waste tires will come to a end December 31, Our current contractor has exhausted all contract extensions allowed. Finance will bid out a new contract that will be in place by January 1,

7 Division of Waste Management 7 Tentative Schedule Fall 2011 ADDS Purchase, KIPDA, Cumberland Valley Spring 2012 ADDS Barren River, Pennyrile. Fall 2012 ADDS Bluegrass, Green River. Spring 2013 ADDS Lake Cumberland, Lincoln Trail.

8 Division of Waste Management Off-Sites ADD Site PTECost 2011Gateway Fore Site 2,000$1, Kentucky River Lee Co. Off Site 20,509$19, Kentucky River Lee Co. Off Site #2 8,536$8, Weather Delay estimated 20, Buffalo Trace Bracken Co Off Site Weather Delay estimated 5, Buffalo Trace Bracken Co Off Site #2 Total 31,045 $33,651.21

9 Division of Waste Management 9 How can you help? Identify tire piles that has evidence of a lengthy existence. Talk to property owners that has inherited the waste tires or identified the problem after they purchased the property. We need numbers of no less than 1500 tires to justify mobilization cost. Tractor Trailer accessibile. Division of Waste Management

10 Tips Utilize illegal dump grants when waste tires are part of the dump. Two or more sites into one pile. Contact my office for assistance in removing the tires. 10

11 Division of Waste Management Questions ? 11


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