DENR Administrative Order (DAO) No. XX

Series of 2014

 

 

 

SUBJECT:  Revised Chemical Control Order (CCO) for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Amending DAO 2004-01

 

 

Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) 6969 otherwise known as the “Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990”, its Implementing Rules and Regulations (DAO 1992-29), and Executive Order 192 (1987) or “The Reorganization Act of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)”, this Order is hereby issued to provide consolidated rules and regulations for PCBs, its congeners, and wastes.

 

 

Section 1.0       BASIC POLICY

 

In consonance with the avowed policy under RA 6969, the State shall regulate, restrict, or prohibit the importation, manufacture, processing, sale, distribution, use, and disposal of chemical substances and mixtures that present unreasonable risk and/or injury to health or the environment; prohibit the entry, even in transit, of hazardous and nuclear wastes and their disposal into Philippine territorial limits for whatever purpose, and provide advancement and facilitate research and studies on toxic chemicals to protect human health and the environment.

 

Section 2.0       OBJECTIVES

 

This Order shall set forth the implementing rules and regulations in enforcing environmentally sound management (ESM) of PCBs.  Specifically, this Order intends to:

a.    Strengthen the prohibition on importation, manufacture, distribution, trade, sale, transfer, use, processing, reuse or recycling, handling, storage, transport, treatment, and/or disposal of PCBs;

b.   Enforce the phase-out dates for PCBs that remain in-service and in storage;

c.    Enforce the mandatory declaration of ownership of PCBs by providing a system for inventory and regular updating or reporting on the status of the product life cycle management to ensure their traceability until elimination;

d.   Establish and enforce the regulatory requirements on decommissioning, retrofilling, and decontamination; and provide specifications for maintenance of in-service equipment potentially using PCB liquid oil or PCB-contaminated liquidoil;

e.    Provide guidelines on handling and storage including specifications for containers, equipment and storage sites;

f.     Establish and enforce the requirements for the development, implementation, and monitoring of PCB Management Plan; and

g.    Harmonize the requirements on PCB wastes transportation and environmentally sound treatment and disposal including requirements for waste management and disposal facilities; and

h.   Increase public awareness and education on the effects of PCBs to human health and the environment

Section 1.0             SCOPE AND COVERAGE

 

This Order shall cover PCB Owner of the following chemical substances and mixtures, equipment, materials, or wastes in the Philippines:

 

1.        PCB liquid

1.        PCB-contaminated liquid

1.        PCB equipment

1.        PCB-contaminated equipment

1.        Non-PCB equipment

1.        PCB-contaminated porous materials

1.        PCB-contaminated non-porous materials

1.        PCB wastes

 

Unless otherwise specified, items 1 to 8 shall be generally referred to as PCB in this Order.

 

Section 3.0       DEFINITION OF TERMS

 

Unless otherwise specified, the following terms shall be used as defined in this Order:

a.     “Chemical Control Order (CCO)” means an order which prohibits, limits, and regulates the import, manufacture, distribution, transfer, sale, use, processing, storage, possession, transport, storage, treatment, and/or disposal of PCBs and their waste products.

b.     "Decommissioning" refers to the retirement withdrawal of equipment from active service. for the purpose of environmentally sound treatment disposal.

c.      “Decontamination” refers to an operation to ensure a sustainable level of PCBs in liquid oil or porous materials of below 2 parts per million (ppm) or PCBs in non-porous materials or equipment at less than or equal to 10 micrograms per 100 square centimeter (µg/100 cm2).

d.     ‘Dielectric fluid” is an oily substance that is used to provide an insulating barrier in electrical equipment due to its excellent thermal stability and fire resistance.

e.      “EMB-Registered Laboratory” refers to a laboratory facility that passed the proficiency requirements of EMB for laboratory analysis of PCBs in liquids, materials, or wastes.

f.       “Emergency” means any unplanned event that can cause injury or death to employees, customers, or the public; or can cause physical or environmental damage.

g.    “Establishment” refers to a recognizable economic unit under a single ownership or control, i.e., under a single legal entity, which engages in one or predominantly one kind of economic activity at a single physical location.  This includes industrial, commercial, and institutional establishments.

h.   “Importation” refers to the entry of a product or substance into the Philippines (through the seaports or airports) after having been properly cleared through or still remaining under customs control, the product or substance of which is intended for direct consumption, merchandising, warehousing, for further processing.

i.     “Managing Head” refers to the highest executive officer of the establishment (i.e. President, General Manager, Factory/Plant Manager, Managing Director, Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer, or Local Chief Executive).

j.     "Manufacture" means the mechanical or chemical transformation of substances into new products whether work is performed by power-driven machines or by hand, whether it is done in a factory or in the worker’s home, and whether the products are sold at wholesale or retail.

k.   Non-Low PCB Equipment” means any equipment containing dielectric oil with PCB concentration from 2 to less than 50 ppm (2 ppm ≤ PCB < 50 ppm). (Suggested to be included under PCB Contaminated Equipment)

l.     PCB” means aromatic compounds formed in such a manner that the hydrogen atoms on the biphenyl molecule (two benzene rings bonded together by a single carbon bond) may be replaced by up to 10 chlorine atoms.  It includes any one of a number of 209 congeners containing 1 to 10 chlorine atoms attached to a biphenyl group.

m.  PCB-Contaminated Equipmentmeans any equipment containing dielectric oil with PCB concentration from 50 to less than 500 ppm (50 ppm < PCB < 500 ppm). (Suggested that 2 to 500 ppm)

n.    PCB-Contaminated OilLiquidmeans any liquidoil with PCB concentration from 2 to less than 500 ppm (2 ppm < PCB < 500 ppm).

o.    “PCB-Contaminated Non-Porous Materials” means any non-porous material with PCB concentration greater than 10 µg/100cm2 based on wipe test of the non-porous surface [10X10 cm2] that have been in direct contact with PCBs (PCB > 10 µg/100cm2).

p.   “PCB-Contaminated Porous Materials” means any porous material with PCB concentration greater than or equal to 2 ppm (PCB > 2 ppm). (Include also 10x10cm)

q.    PCB Equipment” means any equipment containing dielectric oil with PCB concentration equal to or greater than 500 ppm (PCB > 500 ppm).

r.    PCB-Free Certificate” refers to the certificate of laboratory analysis declaring PCB content of less than 2 ppm (PCB < 2 ppm).

s.    "PCB-Free Equipment" means any equipment containing dielectric oil with PCB concentration less than 2 ppm (PCB < 2 ppm).

t.     PCB-Free Oil” means oil with PCB concentration of less than 2 ppm (PCB < 2 ppm).

a.         PCB-Free Liquid” means any liquid with PCB concentration of less than 2 ppm (PCB < 2 ppm).

a.        PCB-Free Non-Porous Materials” means any non-porous material that has undergone treatment and/or decontamination and whose residual PCB has concentration of less than or equal to 10 µg/100cm2 based on wipe test (PCB < 10 µg/100cm2).

a.        PCB-Free Porous Materials” means any porous material that has undergone treatment and/or decontamination and whose residual PCB has concentration of less than 2 ppm (PCB < 2 ppm).

u.   "PCB LiquidOil" means any liquidoil with PCB concentration greater than or equal to 500 ppm (PCB > 500 ppm).

v.    “PCB Owner” means a person, organization, or establishment that imports, distributes, sells, uses, operates, recycles, reprocesses, stores, treats, or disposes any equipment, materials, or wastes that are contaminated with, in direct contact with, or containing PCBs PCB Oil, PCB Contaminated Oil, PCB equipment, PCB contaminated equipment, Low PCB equipment, PCB contaminated porous materials, PCB contaminated non-porous materials and PCB wastes.

w.  PCB Wastesmeans any equipment or materials that contain PCBs or have been in contact with PCBs that are without any safe commercial, industrial, agricultural, or economic usage as defined in the Implementing Rules and Regulations for Hazardous Waste Management.

x.    “Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)” refers to chemical substances that persist in the environment, bio-accumulate through the food web, can travel long distances, and pose a risk of causing adverse effects to human health and the environment.

y.    “Person” or “Persons” means any being, natural or juridical, susceptible of rights and obligations or of being the subject of legal relations.

z.    “Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)” refers to clothing or ensembles for eye, skin, and/or respiratory protection, the level of which is dependent on the hazards and the routes of exposure.

aa. “Pollution Control Officer (PCO)” is a technical person competent in pollution control and environmental management, performing the duties and responsibilities in a particular establishment and officially accredited by the EMB Regional Office (RO).

bb.  “ ppm” means parts per million equivalent to mg/kg

cc.  “Registration” refers to the registration procedures for PCB Owners, Waste Generators, Waste Transporters, and TSD Facilities.

dd.                “Regulations” means a set of rules, procedures, and standards as may be formulated by the Department or EMB.

ee. Retrofilling” refers to the process of draining the PCB-based liquid, flushing it with a PCB-free oilliquid, and then refilling it with a PCB-free oil liquid to achieve a PCB-free status. This includes necessary replacement of dielectric fluid following the retrofitting of copper coils.

ff.   “Retrofitting” means to provide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture. It is usually a replacement of obsolete parts when it is applied  equipmentapplied equipment or machine.

gg. “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

hh.               “Transport” refers to any mode of conveyance whether by air, water, or land.

ii.    “Unreasonable Riskmeans expected high frequency of undesirable effects or adverse responses arising from a given exposure to PCBs.

jj.   “Use” means either in-service or online when being referred to equipment potentially containing PCBs.

kk.      Waste Generator” means a person or entity which generates PCB Wastes, through any institutional, commercial, industrial, or trade activities. “Waste Transporter” means a person or entity registered to legally transport PCBs as described in the scope of this Order

Section 4.0       SCOPE AND COVERAGE

 

This Order shall cover PCB Owners of the following chemical substances and mixtures, equipment, materials, or wastes in the Philippines:

 

1.   PCB Oil

2.   PCB-contaminated oil

3.   PCB equipment

4.   PCB-contaminated equipment

5.   Low-PCB equipment

6.   PCB-contaminated porous materials

7.   PCB-contaminated non-porous materials

8.   PCB wastes

 

Unless otherwise specified, items 1 to 8 shall be generally referred to as PCB in this Order.

Section 5.0       REGISTRATION OF PCB OWNERS

 

All PCB Owners as defined in this Order, whether new or existing shall register or update with the concerned EMB Regional Office by accomplishing the required information in Annex 1 through the Online PCB Database no later than one (1) month from the effectivity of this Order.

  Corresponding registration fee of Php 2,250.00 for new registrants shall be paid at the concerned EMB Regional Office.

 

 

Section 6.0       INVENTORY OF PCBs

                      

All PCB Owners shall conduct an inventory of PCBs and report the same through the Online PCB Database no later than one (1) month from receiving the electronic approval of the PCB CCO Registration; provided that all minimum data requirements as shown in Annex 2 is accomplished.

 

After testing, screening, and analysis of PCB equipment, PCB-contaminated equipment, non-PCB equipment, and PCB wastes have been conducted; PCB Owners shall update their inventory and provide all applicable information as required by the Online PCB Database.  The Updated PCB Inventory shall be the basis for the preparation of the PCB Management Plan.

 

In-serviceAll PCB equipment, PCB-contaminated equipment, and non-PCB equipment shall be regularly monitored and the resulting monitoring information shall form part of the Inventory Updating.  Any maintenance activities such as retrofilling, decontamination, retrofitting, topping of oil, etc. shall also be included in the Inventory Updating.

 

The EMB Central Office shall develop detailed procedures on the conduct of inventory of PCBs.  The procedures on the conduct of inventory of PCBs shall include but not limited to the process of identifying and classifying equipment, materials, or wastes that may contain PCBs; screening and laboratory analysis; use of the online PCB inventory database; and use of appropriate PPE during the inventory.

Section 7.0       HANDLING, STORAGE, AND TRANSPORT

 

All PCB Owners must comply with the requirements for handling, storage, and transport of PCBs.  The EMB CO shall develop detailed technical guidelines for the handling, storage, and transport of PCBs.

Section 8.0       ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL

 

All PCBs as defined in this Order shall be treated, decontaminated, and disposed in an environmentally sound manner to attain a PCB-free status consistent with the schedule set forth in Section 11.0 of this Order and with Article 6 number 1 letter d of the Stockholm Convention.

 

Correspondingly, residuals of the treatment and decontamination process shall be disposed of in an environmentally sound manner and consistent with the relevant rules and regulations for solid waste management under RA 9003 or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.

 

8.1    Reporting Requirements for Decommissioning PCB Equipment and , PCB-Contaminated Equipment, and  low PCB EquipmentNon-PCB Equipment-

 

Establishment with that decommissioned  PCB equipment, and PCB contaminated equipmentt,   and low PCB equipment shall report to the EMB Regional Office their retirement period and update inventory in the PCB online database.No decommissioning of PCB equipment, PCB-contaminated equipment, and non-PCB equipment shall be conducted without complying with the permitting requirements described in this Order.

 

Establishments that perform decommissioning activities for the purpose of retrofilling, treatment, and decontamination are considered TSD Facilities and must secure a TSD Facility Registration in accordance with the requirements of DAO 2013-22: Revised Procedures and Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste.

CCO Registration number

List of trained personnel that can perform decommissioning

Health and safety protocol for decommissioning activity

 

In addition, decommissioning activity for the purpose of retrofilling, treatment, and decontamination shall comply with the Transport and Manifest System in accordance with the DAO 2013-22: Revised Procedures and Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste.

 

A PCB-free liquid shall be used for retrofilling; provided that a laboratory certificate is available attesting that the PCB concentration in the liquid is less than 2 ppm; provided further that the laboratory that perform the analysis is an:

 

Accredited laboratory to perform PCB Analysis according ISO 17025 standards

Accredited laboratory to perform PCB Analysis according to the established accreditation system/program of the country of origin

EMB-registered laboratory for PCB Analysis

 

Moreover, unless treated and decontaminated to achieve a PCB-free status, all decommissioned PCB equipment, PCB-contaminated equipment, and non-PCB equipment shall be considered as hazardous wastes and subject to the requirements of DAO 2013-22: Revised Procedures and Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste.  Correspondingly, equipment and materials used during the decommissioning process that are in contact with PCBs are considered as hazardous wastes and must be handled in accordance with DAO 2013-22: Revised Procedures and Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste.

 

8.2    Requirements for Retrofilling PCB Equipment, PCB-Contaminated Equipment, and LowNon-PCB Equipment

 

All in-service PCB equipment, PCB-contaminated equipment, and nonlow-PCB equipment power transformers shall be allowed to undergo retrofilling as defined in this Order provided all requirements in this Order are complied with.

 

Establishments that perform retrofilling activities are considered TSD facilities and must secure a TSD  Registration in accordance with the requirements of the DAO 2013-22: Revised Procedures and Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste; provided that the following additional requirements are complied with as part of securing the permit:

a.    CCO Registration number

a.    Availability of a PCB screening equipment

b.   List of trained personnel that can perform retrofilling and screening of dielectric oil before and after retrofilling

c.    Memorandum of Agreement with an EMB-registered laboratory for PCB analysis

d.   Health and safety protocol for retrofilling and subsequent decontamination

 

In addition, retrofilling shall comply with the Transport and Manifest System in accordance with the DAO 2013-22: Revised Procedures and Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste.

 

A PCB-free liquid oil shall be used for retrofilling; provided that a laboratory certificate is available attesting that the PCB concentration in the oil is less than 2 ppm; provided further that the laboratory that perform the analysis is an: PCB-free Certificate from EMB-registered laboratory is provided attesting the PCB concentration in the liquid is less than 2 ppm.

 

a.    Accredited laboratory to perform PCB Analysis according to ISO 17025 standards

 

b.   Accredited laboratory to perform PCB Analysis according to the established accreditation system/program of the country of origin

 

c.    EMB-registered laboratory for PCB Analysis

 

PCB Owners whose equipment has undergone retrofilling in accordance with this Order must conduct or cause the conduct of regular analysis of dielectric oil for at least twelve (12) months from the time that the equipment has been retrofilled; provided that the PCB concentration remains below 2 ppm.  Should the PCB concentration increase to 2 ppm or more, such equipment must undergo retrofilling and subsequent decontamination until the dielectric oil becomes less than 2 ppm.

8.3    Maintenance of PCB Equipment, PCB-Contaminated Equipment, and Low Non-PCB Equipment

 

After at least twelve (12) months of regular monitoring where the dielectric oil has maintained PCB concentration of less than 2 ppm, the PCB Owner can then reclassify such power transformer as PCB-free; provided that this information is reflected in the Updated Inventory and PCB Management Plan monitoring; provided further that such reclassification of equipment shall be subjected to EMB’s validation process in accordance with Section 10.0 of this Order

8.4    Requirements for Treating and Decontaminating PCB LiquidOil, PCB-Contaminated LiquidOil, PCB Equipment, PCB-Contaminated Equipment and Materials (Porous and Non-Porous), NonLow-PCB equipment, and PCB Wastes

 

All PCB liquidoil, PCB-contaminated liquidoil, PCB equipment, PCB-contaminated equipment and materials (porous and non-porous), nonLow-PCB equipment, and PCB wastes must undergo treatment and decontamination in accordance with this Order before a PCB-free declaration can be attained; provided that a PCB-free Certificate from EMB-registered laboratory is secured and subject to EMB’s validation process; provided further that only EMB- registered TSD Facilities are allowed to perform treatment and decontamination of PCB liquidoil, PCB-contaminated liquidoil, PCB equipment, PCB-contaminated equipment and materials (porous and non-porous), non-PCB equipment, and PCB wastes .unless otherwise PCBs must be exported and meet the requirements for trans-boundary movement of waste under the Basel Convention.

 

Establishments that perform treatment and decontamination activities are considered TSD facilities and must secure a TSD  Registration in accordance with the requirements of the  DAO 2013-22: Revised Procedures and Standards for the Management of Hazardous Waste; provided that the following additional requirements are complied with as part of securing the permit:

a.    CCO Registration number

b.   Availability of a PCB screening equipment

c.    List of trained personnel that can perform treatment, decontamination, and screening of dielectric oil, equipment, materials, and wastes before and after decontamination

d.   Memorandum of agreement with an EMB-registered laboratory for PCB analysis

e.    Health and safety protocol for treatment and decontamination

 

All spent solvents generated from the treatment and decontamination process are considered as hazardous wastes and shall be handled and disposed of in accordance with   DAO 2013-22: Procedural Manual of Hazardous Waste Management and the provisions of this Order.

 

Consistent with the requirements of the Procedural Manual on Hazardous Waste Management, the TSD Facility shall issue a Certificate of Completion of Treatment and Decontamination with an attached photocopy of the last page of the manifest form duly signed by the PCB waste generator, waste transporter, and TSD representative.

8.5    Requirements for the Reuse Decontaminated Equipment, Materials, or Wastes

 

All equipment, materials, or wastes shall undergo sampling and analysis after decontamination in accordance with this Order to certify PCB-free.

 

Decontaminated non-porous material shall only be reused if the resulting laboratory analysis showed that the PCB concentration is less than or equal to 10 μg/100 cm2 based on wipe test of the non-porous surface [10X10 cm2] that have been in direct contact with PCBs; provided that such laboratory analysis was performed by a EMB-registered laboratory to perform PCB analysis in liquidsoil, materials, or wastes.

 

Treatment and reuse of decontaminated equipment, materials, and wastes shall form part of the PCB Management Plan to be submitted to and approved by EMB Regional Office.

Section 9.0       PCB MANAGEMENT PLAN

 

PCB Owners shall submit PCB Management Plan by providing the required information in Annex 3 and submitted through the Online PCB Database (www.emb.gov.ph/philpcbtracker) within three (3) months from the effectivity of this Order.  PCB Owners that previously submitted PCB Management Plan shall submit an updated PCB Management Plan based on their updated PCB Inventory and in accordance with the requirements of this Order.

 

The PCB Management Plan shall contain the following at a minimum:

a.    Decommissioning/Retirement, Retrofilling, Treatment and Decontamination, and Disposal Plan consistent with the elimination and phase-out schedule set forth in Section 11.0 of this Order;

b.   Health and Safety Plan;

c.    Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan;

d.   Storage Facility Closure Plan which shall include: steps and procedures for closure, post closure conditions and monitoring, and cost estimates

 

PCB Owners shall access the Online PCB Database and shall completely provide the required information and submit all required documents as attachments.  Correspondingly, EMB RO shall evaluate the submitted information and documents through the Online PCB Database.  The EMB Regional Office shall conduct inspection and data validation as part of the evaluation process.  Once all the requirements are complied with, EMB RO shall then issue a PCB Management Plan Approval Certificate. 

 

Approved PCB Management Plan shall be implemented accordingly by the PCB Owners.  Status of implementation shall be reported in the Online PCB Database and shall form part of the quarterly Self-Monitoring Report (SMR).

 

The EMB Central Office shall develop detailed guidelines and procedures on the preparation of PCB Management Plan consistent with this Order

 

Section 10.0   MONITORING AND VALIDATION OF PCB MANAGEMENT PLAN

 

EMB shall develop and enforce procedures/guidelines for monitoring and validating PCB Management Plans submitted by the PCB Owners to ensure that the objectives of this Order are achieved.

 

 

All EMB ROs shall monitor and validate the implementation of the PCB Management Plan of the PCB Owners in accordance with the set procedures and guidelines for monitoring and validation until such time that the PCB Owner is declared as PCB-free.  Declaration as PCB-free can only be granted by EMB RO after validation.

Section 11.0   ELIMINATION AND PHASE-OUT SCHEDULE

 

The elimination and phase-out schedule of PCBs prescribed herein shall be enforced upon the effectivity of this Order.

 

ACTIVITY

PCB LiquidOil

PCB Contaminated LiquidOil

PCB Equipment

PCB Contaminated Equipment

PCB Contaminated Porous Materials

PCB Contaminated Non-Porous Materials

PCB Wastes

Non PCB Equipment

Importation

Not allowed

Banned by March 19, 2007

Distribution

Not allowed

Reuse

Not allowed

Use/ProcessingRetrofilling/ Refilling

Banned by March 19, 20164

Not allowed

Banned by March 19February 28, December 30,, 2018 2020

Storage

Banned by March 19, 2016

Allowed within one (1) year of its generation but no longer than October 30, March 19, 20192020

Banned by March 1October 30, 9January 30, 2019 2020

Disposal

Shall have undergone environmentally sound treatment and disposal by December 31, March 19, 201920

 

Section 12.0   OTHER REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

 

All PCB Owners shall designate a Pollution Control Officer (PCO) and secure accreditation with EMB in accordance with the guidelines for PCO Accreditation.  Correspondingly, the EMB-accredited PCO must comply with all reporting requirements i.e., quarterly submission of the Self Monitoring Report (SMR).

 

The provisions in this Order are without prejudice to the other laws and regulations applicable to all PCB Owners.

Section 13.0   INFORMATION, EDUCATION, COMMUNICATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

 

The EMB, in collaboration with the industry, concerned government agencies, the academe, and the non-government organizations, shall promote industry and public awareness of the CCO requirements and its compliance and the hazards posed by the use and release of PCBs in the workplace and into the environment.

Section 14.0   PUBLIC ACCESS TO RECORDS, REPORTS OR NOTIFICATIONS

 

The Public shall have access to records, reports, or notification obtained by the Department pursuant to this CCO, in accordance with Section 12 of RA 6969.

Section 15.0   PENAL PROVISION

 

Any violation of the requirements specified in this Order is subject to the administrative and criminal penalties and liabilities as specified under Title V, Chapter XI, Sections 43 and 44 of DAO 1992-29, pursuant to Sections 13, 14, and 15 of RA 6969.

Section 16.0   REVIEW AND REVISION

 

This Order shall be subject to review and revision every five (5) years, or as the need arises.  Review may be initiated by any of the concerned agencies through public consultations with the concerned sectors and approval of the DENR Secretary.

 

Section 17.0   SEPARABILITY

 

If any provision of this Order is declared unconstitutional or invalid, the same shall not affect the validity and effectivity of the other provisions hereof.

Section 18.0   REPEALING CLAUSE

 

DAO 2004-01 is hereby repealed.  All orders and circulars inconsistent with this Order are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.

 

 

 

Section 19.0   EFFECTIVITY

 

This Order shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its complete publication in a newspaper of general circulation and upon filing with the National Administrative Register.

 

 

 

APPROVED

 

_____________________________

Secretary

Department of Environment and

Natural Resources

 

 

 

 

Recommending Approval

 

____________________________

ATTY. JUAN MIGUEL T. CUNA, CESO IV

Director

Environmental Management Bureau


                     Annex 1 – Registration Data Requirements

 

Item

Description

OR No.

Official Receipt (OR) number proving payment for CCO Registration.  Payment must be made prior to registration.

Old CCO Registration No.

Old CCO Registration Number for registrants registered under DAO 2004-01.

Name of Establishment

Official name of the establishment.

PSIC Code

Philippine Standard Industrial Classification (PSIC) Code of the establishment.

Nature of Business

Establishment’s Nature of Business.  Choices are as follows:

·         Agriculture, forestry and fishing

·         Mining and quarrying

·         Manufacturing

·         Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply

·         Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities

·         Construction

·         Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles

·         Transportation and storage

·         Accommodation and food service activities

·         Information and communication

·         Financial and insurance activities

·         Real estate activities

·         Professional, scientific, and technical services

·         Administrative and support service activities

·         Public administrative and defense; compulsory social security

·         Education

·         Human health and social work activities

·         Arts, entertainment and recreation

·         Other service activities

·         Maintenance Service Providers

Location of Establishment

Address of the establishment.  For companies with multiple branches, this pertains to the main branch.

Region

Region in which the establishment is located.  The choices are:

·         National Capital Region (NCR)

·         Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)

·         1 (Ilocos)

·         2 (Cagayan Valley)

·         3 (Central Luzon)

·         4A (CALABARZON)

·         4B (MIMAROPA)

·         5 (Bicol)

·         6 (Western Visayas)

·         7 (Central Visayas)

·         8 (Eastern Visayas)

·         9 (Zamboanga Peninsula)

·         10 (Northern Mindanao)

·         11 (Davao)

·         12 (SOCCSKSARGEN)

·         13 (CARAGA)

·         Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)

HW Reg ID

Hazardous Waste Generator ID issued by the DENR

HW Date Issued

Issuance Date of the Hazardous Waste Generator ID

Name of Managing Head

Complete name of the Managing Head or the person with the highest authority in the establishment

Contact Details

Contact details of the Managing Head (tel. no., fax no., etc.)

Name of Pollution Control Officer

Complete name of the designated Pollution Control Officer (PCO).  In the absence of a PCO, this may be substituted with the name of the officer in-charge of legal and environmental tasks.

PCO Accreditation Number

Accreditation number of the PCO.

PCO Tel

Telephone number of the PCO.

PCO Fax

Fax number of the PCO.

PCO Email

Email address of the PCO.  Alternatively, this is the primary email address at which important correspondences are to be sent.

Desired PCO Password

Password to be used to log into the PCB Owner’s Main Screen.

Equipments present in the establishment’s premises

Indicate the presence of transformers, capacitors, and circuit breakers.

Position GPS N/S (or other format)

Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates of the establishment.

Land Classification

Classification of the land where the establishment is located.  The choices are:

·         Urban – Establishment is in a city, or is in a densely populated area with thriving commercial districts

·         Industrial – Establishment is in an industrial park or similar group with high industrial activity

·         Rural – Establishment is in a rural area, marked by low population density and absence of commercial activity

Potential Receptors

Requires information on the entities most likely to be affected in the event of a mishap.  The choices include:

·         School

·         Hospital

·         Commercial Buildings

·         Storage of Flammable Materials

·         Other (Please Specify)

TSD Registration Number

Applicable only for registrants that are Treatment, Storage, and Disposal (TSD) Facilities.  This is a field for inputting the TSD Registration Number.

Validity

Applicable only for registrants that are registered TSD facilities.  The validity of the TSD Registration Permit is inputted here.

 

                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                    

 

 

               Annex 2 – Inventory Data Requirements

 

A.          PCB Equipment Inventory Form

 

 

 

B.          Data Requirements for Equipment Inventory

Item

Description

Location of Equipment

Location of the equipment relative to the location of the establishment.  The choices are:

·         On-site

·         Other (please specify)

Serial Number

Equipment’s serial number, gathered from the nameplate.  In the absence of a nameplate, indicate ‘no nameplate’.

Other Unique Identifying Mark

Any information, other than the serial number, which may be used for identification.  This is applicable for owners keeping track of their equipment through means different from the serial numbers (i.e. pole number).

Type of Equipment

Type of equipment being registered.  The choices are:

·         Transformer – Oil-Based

·         Transformer – Dry Type (selection of Dry Type disables all subsequent fields)

·         Capacitor

·         Circuit Breaker

·         Other (please specify)

Status

Pertains to the status of the equipment.  The choices are:

·         In use

·         Out of use (Decommissioned)

·         Standby

·         In storage

Manufacturer Name

Name of the equipment manufacturer.  This may be gathered from the nameplate.

Dielectric Tradename

Trade-name of the dielectric oil in use.  This may be indicated in the nameplate.

Power (kVA)

Power rating of the equipment.  This may be indicated in the nameplate.

Year of Manufacture

Year the equipment was manufactured.  This may be indicated in the nameplate.

Year of Installation on Site

Equipment’s year of installation on its current site.  This may be known gathered from equipment records.

Total Weight (MT)

Equipment’s total and original weight, in metric tons.  This may be gathered from the nameplate.

Weight of Dielectric Oil (MT)

Dielectric oil’s weight in metric tons.  This may be gathered from the nameplate.

Level of Liquid Contained within the Equipment

Level of liquid contained within the equipment.  This may be known through physical inspection of the equipment.  The choices are:

·         Full

·         Empty

Information on Equipment Leak/s

General area where the leak (if any) is coming out of the equipment.  The choices are:

·         Top

·         Middle

·         Bottom

·         Not Leaking

Information on equipment corrosion

General area where the corrosion (if any) is seen on the equipment.  The choices are:

·         Top

·         Middle

·         Bottom

·         No Corrosion

Most Recent Maintenance Activity

Date of the most recent maintenance activity.  This may be gathered from equipment records.

Information on Nearby Flammable Material

Indicate information (name and distance) on the flammable material that is nearby the equipment.

Sampling No.

Reference number for the sampling of oil undertaken (if any).

Date of Sampling

Only applicable if sampling was conducted.

Density Test

Results of density test, if any.  The choices are:

·         Positive – If the oil was found more dense than water

·         Negative – If the oil was found less dense than water

·         No Test – If no test has been conducted

Chlorine Test

Results of chlorine test, if any.  The choices are:

·         <50 ppm – If the oil was found to have less than 50 ppm of chlorine

·         >50 ppm – If the oil was found to have more than 50 ppm of chlorine

·         No Test – If no test has been conducted

Chlorine Concentration (ppm)

Oil sample’s chlorine concentration in ppm, if this is known. 

PCB Concentration (ppm)

Oil sample’s PCB concentration in ppm, if this is known. 

Basis of Concentration

Pertains to the basis of chlorine and/or PCB concentration for the concentrations reported.  The choices are:

·         Nameplate Data – If the concentration/s were derived from the equipment nameplate.

·         Laboratory Analysis – If the concentration/s were derived from actual laboratory analysis.

Name of Laboratory

Name of the laboratory which conducted the analysis.  Only applicable if ‘Laboratory Analysis’ was chosen above.

Analysis Certificate

Attach the certificate of analysis if ‘Laboratory Analysis’ was chosen above

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C.          PCB Waste Inventory Form


 

D.         Data Requirements for PCB Wastes Inventory

Item

Description

Type of PCB Waste

Pertains to the type of PCB Waste being registered by the establishment.  The choices are:

·         Discarded Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

·         Waste dielectric or insulating oil

·         Discarded packaging materials

·         PCB-based heat transfer and hydraulic fluids

·         PCB-contaminated solvents (solvent washings)

·         Material used in cleaning PCB equipment or absorbing the spillages

·         Laboratory wastes with PCBs

·         Discarded PCB equipment and equipment parts

·         Other (please specify)

Quantity of PCB Waste (MT)

Quantity of the PCB wastes being added, in metric tons.

PCB Waste Management Method

Indicate current method of managing the said PCB wastes.  The choices are:

·         Stored

·         Treated

·         Disposed

If Stored is selected,

Stored Where?

Location must be declared if PCB wastes are currently in storage.  The choices are:

·         Onsite

·         Offsite

If ‘Onsite’, where?

Exact location of the PCB wastes within the establishment.  Applicable only if ‘Onsite’ was selected in the previous field.

If ‘Offsite’, Name of TSD Facility

Name of the TSD Facility in which the establishment’s PCB wastes are stored.  Applicable only if 'Offsite' was selected in the previous field.

If ‘Offsite’, TSD Facility Permit No.

Permit No. of the TSD Facility in which the establishment’s PCB wastes are stored.

If Treated is selected,

Treated where?

Location where the wastes were treated must be declared.  The choices are:

·         Onsite

·         Offsite

If ‘Onsite’, where?

Exact location where the PCB wastes were treated within the establishment.  Applicable only if ‘Onsite’ was selected in the previous field.

If ‘Onsite’, TSD Facility Permit No.

Establishment’s TSD Facility Permit Number, recognizing that it is a TSD Facility.  Applicable only if PCB wastes were treated onsite.

If ‘Offsite’, Name of TSD Facility

Name of the TSD Facility in which the establishment’s PCB wastes were treated.  Applicable only if 'Offsite' was selected in the previous field.

If ‘Offsite’, TSD Facility Permit No.

Permit No. of the TSD Facility in which the establishment’s PCB wastes were treated.

If Disposed is selected,

Disposed Where?

Location where the PCB wastes were disposed must be reported.  The choices are:

·         Onsite

·         Offsite

If ‘Onsite’, where?

Exact location where the PCB wastes were treated within the establishment.  Applicable only if ‘Onsite’ was selected in the previous field.

If ‘Onsite’, TSD Facility Permit No.

Establishment’s TSD Facility Permit Number, recognizing that it is a TSD Facility.  Applicable only if PCB wastes were disposed onsite.

If ‘Offsite’, Name of TSD Facility

Name of the TSD Facility in which the establishment’s PCB wastes were disposed.  Applicable only if 'Offsite' was selected in the previous field.

If ‘Offsite’, TSD Facility Permit No.

Permit No. of the TSD Facility in which the establishment’s PCB wastes were disposed.

Final Disposal Location

Location where the treated wastes were ultimately disposed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annex 3 – PCB Management Plan Data Requirements

 

Item

Description

PCB Wastes Disposal Dates

Summary of all the disposal dates for all PCB Wastes must be identified and reported in the PCB Management Plan.

PCB Equipment Decommisioning/Retrofilling/ Decontamination/Treatment/ Disposal Dates

Summary of all applicable activities to the equipment in the inventory must be reported.

Monitoring Plan

Any internal instruction or procedure on the monitoring (this includes inspection and maintenance schemes) of PCBs must be attached.

Health and Safety Plan

Any internal instruction or procedure on the health and safety protocols with at least one chapter on PCBs must be attached.

Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan

Any internal instruction or procedure on the establishment’s emergency preparedness and response program with at least one chapter on PCBs must be attached.