Governing Law and Regulations
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division
Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) Transportation Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oklahoma has incorporated by reference the federal hazardous waste transporter regulations, with additional state requirements covering releases, mixing of wastes, and incidents. For more information on the federal requirements, see the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS.
Transporters of hazardous wastes are required to carry registration and permit credentials under the Alliance for Uniform Hazmat Transportation Procedures (National Uniform Program). The uniform program applies to hazardous wastes and not to other hazardous substances.
Hazardous waste transfer station operators must have a DEQ-approved development and operations plan.
Any company engaged in containment, removal, and/or remediation of hazardous materials ...