Governing Law and Regulations
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Used Oil Program
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Tennessee has adopted the federal used oil management regulations, with several additional state requirements that make the state's rules stricter. The additional state requirements are in connection with: mixtures of conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) hazardous waste and used oil, transporter certification, annual reports, changes in notification data, and annual maintenance fee for used oil processors and rerefiners.
The state's Used Oil Collection Act of 1993 has established a Used Oil Collection Fund in order to promote recycling of used oil in the state.
• Administration and enforcement. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's (TDEC) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste ...