2017 Tennessee Code
Title 66 - Property
Chapter 24 - Registration of Instruments
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 66-24-118. Deed endorsements regarding deposit of hazardous wastes -- Definitions.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 66-24-118 (2017)
  • (a) The register shall, upon receiving notification from the commissioner of environment and conservation that hazardous wastes have been landfilled on property in the county, enter or endorse on the deed the following:
    • (1) The hazardous wastes which are disposed of on such property;
    • (2) The date of the notification of such disposal by the commissioner;
    • (3) The date of the register's entry or endorsement; and
    • (4) The official signature of the register.
  • (b) The entry or endorsement shall be substantially as follows:

    The commissioner of environment and conservation has determined that the following types of hazardous wastes have been or will be landfilled on this property ____________________ and has notified this office of such disposal on (month), (day), (year).

    This _____ day of _____, 20 _____, ____________________ Register.

  • (c) The register shall record in the lien books such notifications received from the commissioner.
  • (d) As used in this section:
    • (1) "Landfilled" includes the disposal of such wastes in any settlement pond or lagoon which is not regulated by the division of water quality control and also includes disposal by open dumping; and
    • (2) "Open dumping" means the depositing of solid wastes into a body or stream of water or onto the surface of the ground without compacting the waste and covering with suitable materials as prescribed in the regulations of the department of environment and conservation.
  • (e) This section is to be administered by the division of solid waste management in the department of environment and conservation.
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