Governing Law and Regulations
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division Hazardous Waste Compliance and Inspection Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oklahoma has adopted by reference the federal rules for used oil management. The only federal requirement that Oklahoma has not adopted is the federal provision allowing the state to petition the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to allow used oil to be used as a dust suppressant. Oklahoma prohibits the use of used oil as a dust suppressant. There are no additional state requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Land Protection Division administers and enforces the used oil management requirements in Oklahoma.