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Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment facility rules: 310 Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) 30.600

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Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: 310 CMR 30.650 to 30.659

Hazardous waste treatment container requirements: 310 CMR 30.680 to 30.689

Hazardous waste treatment tank requirements: 310 CMR 30.690 to 30.699

Hazardous waste surface impoundment rules: 310 CMR 30.610 to 30.618

Hazardous waste incineration rules: 40 CFR 264.340 to 264.351

Facility license (permit) rules: 310 CMR 30.800 to 30.890, 310 CMR 4.01, and 310 CMR 4.10

Treatment facility location standards: 310 CMR 30.701 to 30.705

Treatment facility fees: 310 CMR 4.00

Generator on-site treatment: 310 CMR 30.750(2)(h), 310 CMR 30.1103, and 310 CMR 30.351(11)

Regulatory Agency

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Bureau of Waste Prevention Business Compliance Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Massachusetts follows the federal hazardous waste treatment rules and adds some of its own rules covering facility permits and fees, facility design and operation, neutralization exemption requirements, and on-site treatment by generators.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Business Compliance Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste treatment rules in Massachusetts.

State Requirements

PERMITTED TREATMENT FACILITIES

Treatment Facility Permits and Fees

Owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment facilities in Massachusetts have to comply with the state's extensive permit application rules as well as pay state permit application and facility fees. To review the ...


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