Governing Law and Regulations
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) Division of Materials and Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Ohio follows the federal surface impoundment rules and adds requirements in connection with reporting, permits, and fees.
• Administration and enforcement. OEPA's Division of Materials and Waste Management administers and enforces the surface impoundment requirements in Ohio. EPA's Region 5 office administers and enforces the federal organic air emissions standards in the state.
MONTHLY REPORT AND FEE
An owner or operator of a surface impoundment used to treat hazardous waste must submit a monthly activity report to OEPA. The report must summarize how much waste was treated and be submitted no later than the 40th day after the end of the month the report covers. In addition, a monthly treatment fee also has to be paid to OEPA with the monthly report if the surface impoundment is used to treat hazardous waste generated off-site. See the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE TREATMENT to review the report and fee requirements.
TREATMENT FACILITY PERMITS AND FEES
Owners and operators of surface impoundments must comply ...