West Virginia Solid Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste management laws and regulations: Solid Waste Management Act, West Virginia Code (WV Code) 22-15-1 to 22-15-22; Solid Waste Landfill Closure Assistance Program, WV Code 22-16-1 to 22-16-18; and regulations at West Virginia Regulations (WV Reg.) 33-1 to 33-9, WV Reg. 33-40, and WV Reg. 110-6A

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

Performance standards for facilities that are not landfills: WV Reg. 33-1-5

Definitions: WV Reg. 33-1-2

Classes of solid waste facilities: WV Reg. 33-1-2.22 to 33-1-2.28

Permits: WV Reg. 33-1-3


Permit application fee: WV Reg. 33-1-3 and WV Reg. 33-1 Appendix IV

Renewal, modification and transfer fee: WV Reg. 33-1-3.6.b

Annual water pollution control permit fee: WV Reg. 110-6A-7, WV Reg. 110-6A-8, and WV Reg. 47-26-7.5

Solid waste assessment fee: WV Reg. 110-6A-3, WV Reg. 110-6A-4, and WV Reg. 110-6A-6

Records and reports: WV Reg. 33-1-4.12, WV Reg. 33-7-2, WV Reg. 110-6A-7, and WV Reg. 110-6A-8

Financial assurance: WV Reg. 33-1-3.13

Solid waste landfills:

Definition and performance standards: WV Reg. 33-1-2.63 and WV Reg. 33-1-4

Acceptable wastes: WV Reg. 33-1-4.7.a

Unacceptable wastes: WV Reg. 33-1-4.7.b, WV Reg. 33-12-3.1, and WV Reg. 33-4-3

Waste acceptable under certain conditions: WV Reg. 33-1-4.7.c

Special wastes: WV Reg. 33-1-4.13

Waste tires:

Overview: WV Reg. 33-5-1 to 33-5-3

Disposal: WV Reg. 33-5-3.1.e

Permits: WV Reg. 33-5-3

Permit exceptions: WV Reg. 33-5-3.1 and WV Reg. 33-5-2.3

Tire dealers: WV Reg. 33-5-3.11

Records and reports: WV Reg. 33-5-3.8, WV Reg. 33-5-3.11, and WV Reg. 33-5-3.12

Regulatory Agencies

West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Water and Waste Management Solid Waste Program

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3


>> Read more about Solid Waste

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin |

West Virginia Solid Waste Resources

Solid Waste Products

Enviro.BLR.com is the online tool that makes state environmental compliance management a whole lot easier. Get plain-English state and federal regulatory analysis, 1000's of compliance checklists, forms and other tools, plus daily regulatory updates. "
Environmental Compliance in [Your State]
Avoid difficult state compliance problems. Here is all the plain-English help you need to stay in compliance with the environmental laws in your state. Arranged by topic, this easy to use resource explains how to comply with state regulations, and highlights any differences from federal. Includes regular updates and monthly newsletter."
S.T.E.P. Safety Training & Emergency Preparedness Training DVD
This DVD is all about the STEP program of Hazardous Waste Operations HAZWOPERs also known as Safety Training and Emergency Preparedness. It lays a solid foundation for the employee to learn all about HAZWOPERs and Emergency Responses. Along with this is a general survey of the CERCLA and CFR laws that are in place when dealing with Hazardous Materials. "
Enviro Update Webinar - May 1
BLR Webinar: "Enviro Update: What To Expect From the EPA in Obama’s Second Term""
Enviro Update Webinar Recording
BLR Webinar: "Enviro Update: What To Expect From the EPA in Obama’s Second Term""
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!