(a) There is hereby continued in the state treasury a special revenue fund entitled the "commercial hazardous waste management facility siting fund" which may be expended by the director of the division of environmental protection for the following:
(1) The necessary expenses of the board which may include expenses and compensation for each member of the board as authorized by this article.
(2) Administration, professional and support services provided by the division to the board.
(3) Legal counsel and representation provided by the attorney general to the board for the purposes of this article.
(b) The director of the division of environmental protection shall promulgate rules, pursuant to section one, article one, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code, establishing reasonable fees to be charged each applicant for a certificate of site approval. Such fees shall be calculated to recover the reasonable and necessary expenses of the board, division of environmental protection and attorney general which such agencies incur as pursuant to this article.