Governing Law and Regulations
Used oil management rules: 40 CFR 279
State rules for used oil collection centers: Code of Iowa (IA Code) 455D.13 and regulations at Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) 567-119.1(455D,455B) to 567-119.9(455D,455B)
Definitions: IAC 567-119.3(455D,455B)
Prohibited disposal: IA Code 455D.13 and IAC 567-119.3(455D,455B)
Used oil and used oil filter (UOF) retailers: IA Code 455D.13, IAC 567-119.2(455D,455B), IAC 567-119.4(455D,455B) to 567-119.7(455D,455B), and IAC 567-119.9(455D,455B)
Used oil and UOF collection centers: IAC 567-119.2(455D,455B), IAC 567-119.3(2)(455D,455B), IAC 567-119.4(455D,455B), IAC 567-119.5(455D,455B), IAC 567-119.8(455D,455B), and IAC 567-119.9(455D,455B)
Collection facilities: IAC 567-119.4(4)(455D,455B)
Oil retailers: IAC 567-119.6(455D,455B)
Oil filter retailers: IAC 567-119.7(455D,455B)
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The federal used oil management standards are in effect in Iowa. In addition, Iowa has additional state rules in connection with the collection, recycling, and reuse of used oil and used oil filters (UOFs), including those concerning signage requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. EPA's Region 7 office enforces the federal used oil management rules in Iowa because the state has not had EPA authorization to implement its own hazardous waste management program since 1985 and has no plans to apply for EPA authorization in the near future. The state rules for used oil and UOF retailers and ...