West Virginia Recordkeeping: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: West Virginia Regulation (WV Reg.) 45-29-5

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Medical waste: WV Reg. 64-56-12, WV Reg. 64-56-13, and WV Reg. 64-56-14

Pesticides: WV Reg. 61-12A-9 and WV Reg. 61-12B-7

Solid (nonhazardous waste):

Solid waste landfills (SWLFs): WV Reg. 33-1-4.12, WV Reg. 33-1-4.4.c.15.A, WV Reg. 33-1-4.13.b.3.J, and WV Reg. 33-1-4.7.c.1

Solid waste incinerators: WV Reg. 33-1-5.1.c.1.G

Residences, businesses, and solid waste disposal facilities: WV Reg. 33-7-2

Waste tire records: WV Reg. 33-5-3.8, WV Reg. 33-5-3.11, and WV Reg. 33-5-3.12

Solid waste disposal facilities: WV Reg. 110-6A-7 and WV Reg. 110-6A-8

Sewage sludge: West Virginia Code (WV Code) 22-15-20(o), WV Reg. 33-2-3.7.b, and WV Reg. 33-2-5.1.a.6


Drinking water: WV Reg. 64-15-8

Laboratories: WV Reg. 47-32-5

Underground injection control (UIC): WV Reg. 47-13-13

Hazardous materials motor carriers: WV Reg. 150-23-12.4 and WV Reg. 150-23-14

Regulatory Agencies

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

West Virginia Department of Agriculture (DOA)

Public Service Commission of West Virginia (PSC)

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Bureau of Public Health Office of Environmental Health Services Environmental Engineering Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. West Virginia's recordkeeping regulations are stricter in some cases than the federal. The areas with state-specific requirements are air emissions statements, hazardous materials motor carriers, medical waste, pesticides, solid waste, drinking water, laboratories, and underground injection wells. See TABLE 1 in this section ...

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