Governing Law and Regulations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Transportation Administration
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Hazardous Waste Transporters Overview
Hazardous waste transporters have to follow both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. While EPA transporter regulations focus on hazardous waste management and the manifest system, DOT governs how hazardous materials are packaged, marked, and labeled before transport and emergency response procedures for discharges during transport. See the national section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS for more information.
This section outlines the ...