Governing Law and Regulations
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The Colorado regulations for the neutralization of wastes are the same as the federal regulations. For ease of cross-reference to the equivalent federal regulations, all paragraph numberings in the state regulations are the same as the federal. See the national section NEUTRALIZATION OF WASTES for a description of the federal requirements for neutralizing hazardous wastes and the exemption for ENUs from the hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. CDPHE administers and enforces the neutralization of wastes requirements in Colorado.