Governing Law and Regulations
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Colorado has adopted the federal rules for hazardous waste transporters, with additional state requirements for permits, notification in the event of a discharge during transport, and transfer facilities. For information on the federal requirements, see the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS.
• Administration and enforcement. CDPHE administers and enforces the rules for hazardous waste transporters in Colorado.
HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS
8 CCR 1507-25
Hazardous materials (including hazardous waste) transporters in Colorado must obtain a hazardous materials transportation permit from the Colorado Public Utilities Commission and provide proof of liability ...