Governing Law and Regulations
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Branch Hazardous Waste Management Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kentucky follows the federal standards for generators treating hazardous waste on-site, provided certain additional state requirements are met. Kentucky's rules for permitted and interim-status hazardous waste treatment facilities follow the federal standards with additional state design, operation, permit, and facility location requirements for several treatment units.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Division of Waste Management administers and enforces Kentucky's hazardous waste treatment rules.