Governing Law and Regulations
Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Washington has adopted the federal used oil management standards with more stringent provisions in connection with testing, prohibitions, generators, used oil collection centers, transporters and transfer facilities, and used oil processors and rerefiners. In addition, the state has rules concerning signage by sellers of lubricating oil and vehicle oil filters.
• Administration and enforcement. The Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program of the Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) administers and enforces ...