Governing Law and Regulations
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) Division of Materials and Waste Management 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. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires Ohio (and all states) to use the federal form of manifest: the standardized Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). Ohio's rules for hazardous waste manifest preparation and use must now be the same as the federal rules, and waste handlers should go to the national section MANIFESTS for guidance. Ohio has its own additional state requirement in connection with transporters making the manifest readily available in the event of an accident or inspection.
• Administration and enforcement. Ohio EPA's Division of Materials and Waste Management administers and enforces the manifest rules in Ohio.
Storing the Manifest
The federal regulations require that the hazardous waste manifest be carried in a manner that makes it easily accessible to authorities in the event of an accident or inspection. Ohio's manifest storage rules are more specific ...