Governing Law and Regulations
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Air and Waste Bureau of Waste and Materials Management Hazardous Waste Prevention and Management Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Wisconsin has adopted the federal hazardous waste treatment rules and added some more stringent state requirements in connection with treatment facility licensing and treatment facility fees. As under the federal rules, Wisconsin allows hazardous waste generators to treat hazardous waste on-site without a permit.
• Administration and enforcement. DNR's Bureau of Waste and Materials Management administers and enforces the hazardous waste treatment rules in Wisconsin.
TREATMENT FACILITY LICENSING
Wisconsin refers to "permits" as "licenses." Before DNR will issue a license to a hazardous waste treatment facility, the facility owner and operator must submit a feasibility and plan of operation report to DNR and comply with additional state permit application standards. See the state section TSDF PERMITS for more information.
TREATMENT FACILITY FEES
Wisconsin has several fee requirements for hazardous waste treatment facilities. The state section TSDF PERMITS reviews Wisconsin's ...