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Washington Pollution Prevention: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste and hazardous substance reduction program: Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 173-307-010 to 173-307-140

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Applicability: WAC 173-307-015

Due dates and penalties: WAC 173-307-050 and WAC 173-307-100

Reduction plan requirements: WAC 173-307-030

Availability of the plan: WAC 173-307-060

Executive summary: WAC 173-307-040

Progress reports: WAC 173-307-080

Public disclosure: WAC 173-307-130

Reduction program fees: Washington Hazardous Waste Fees Act, Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 70.95E.030

Regulatory Agencies

Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Washington follows the federal rules for pollution prevention (P2), with additional state requirements for certain hazardous waste generators and hazardous product users.

Administration and enforcement. WDOE's Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program oversees enforcement of the state's P2 program and retains the authority to review plans and progress reports for adequacy. The federal P2 rules are enforced by the WDOE in Washington.

State Requirements

APPLICABILITY

WAC 173-307-015

Facilities that report under Section 313 of Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act, or that generate more than 2,640 pounds of hazardous waste per year, must prepare P2 plans for voluntarily reducing hazardous substance use and hazardous waste generation. The facilities that are primarily treatment, storage, and disposal facilities or recycling facilities are exempt.

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