Governing Law and Regulations
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Industrial Division Land and Air Compliance Section Hazardous Waste Compliance Unit
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Minnesota has incorporated the federal contingency plan requirements for hazardous waste generators, permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities (TSDFs), and interim-status TSDFs and large quantity generators (LQGs). The state specifies what entities must be notified in the event that the contingency plan is implemented and adds a provision concerning notification before resuming operations.
• Administration and enforcement. The Land and Air Compliance Section of MPCA's Industrial Division administers and enforces the contingency plan requirements in Minnesota.
PLAN IMPLEMENTATION NOTIFICATION
MR 7045.0468, Subparts 5 and 6 and MR 7045.0574, Subparts 5 and 6
The emergency coordinator must immediately notify the MPCA at any of the following numbers when the contingency plan is implemented because a release of hazardous waste may cause ...