Ohio Hazardous Waste - General: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste management law and rules: Ohio Revised Code Annotated (ORCA) 3734, Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-50-01 to 3745-69-45, and OAC 3745-256-100 to 3745-279-82

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

Federal organic air emissions standards: 40 CFR 264 Subpart AA, 40 CFR 264 Subpart BB, and 40 CFR 264 Subpart CC; and 40 CFR 265 Subpart AA, 40 CFR 265 Subpart BB, and 40 CFR 265 Subpart CC (interim status)

Used oil management rules: OAC 3745-279-01 to 3745-279-82

Universal waste rules: OAC 3745-273-01 to 3745-273-81

Regulatory Agencies

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) Division of Hazardous Waste Management

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Ohio's hazardous waste management rules include the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) rules and some more stringent state requirements. The state's more stringent rules apply to hazardous waste generators; transporters; and owners and operators of treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs).

Administration and enforcement. OEPA has received RCRA authorization from EPA. RCRA authorization allows OEPA's Division of Hazardous Waste Management to enforce the state's hazardous waste management rules.

To receive RCRA authorization from EPA, Ohio's hazardous waste management rules must be at least as stringent as, and consistent with, the federal hazardous waste RCRA rules at the time of authorization. To maintain federal authorization, OEPA must adopt EPA's latest RCRA rules or adopt more stringent state standards.

Note: Any federal regulation that is ...

>> Read more about Hazardous Waste - General

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin |

Ohio Hazardous Waste - General Resources

Hazardous Waste - General Products

Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!