How must marinas, railroads, or utility companies manage wood treated with creosote?
If the marinas, railroads, or utility companies maintain control or ownership of the materials, the wood treated with creosote can be reused or stockpiled for re-use. These items can also be sold or marketed to other exempt entities for re-use. However, if they discard wood treated with creosote as waste, then it must be disposed of in accordance with the law. For marinas, the exemption ends on January 1, 2010. 2. On or after January 1, 2008 will a railroad company be able to sell its used railroad ties to other railroads? Yes, the law exempts railroads from application of Title 25. A railroad company will only be able to sell its railroad ties to other railroads for reuse as railroad ties. 3. Can damaged utility poles be chipped and used for mulch or bedding, or as fire wood? No. The law prohibits utility poles from being used as mulch, bedding or fire wood. Damaged poles must be disposed of in an approved landfill or combustion facility, or repaired and/or reused by the utility compa