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Hazardous Waste Program

The hazardous waste program regulates the generation, storage, transportation, treatment, and disposal of hazardous waste.

The Division of Hazardous Waste Management:

  • Develops regulations on hazardous waste management;
  • Issues Hazardous Waste Transporter Licenses;
  • Provides technical support and guidance on the Minimization and management of hazardous waste containing persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic chemicals;
  • Provides guidance on Permitting and compliance monitoring of hazardous waste generators, permit-by-rule facilities, treatment facilities, storage facilities, surface impoundment facilities, incinerators, and land disposal facilities;
  • Manages the EPA RCRA grant; and
  • Coordinates the RCRA Corrective Action Program

The Regional Solid Waste Management Programs:

  • Provides technical support and guidance on the minimization and management of hazardous waste;
  • Perform inspections; and
  • Enforce regulations.