Governing Law and Regulations
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.
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 ...