Wisconsin Recordkeeping regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Wisconsin Recordkeeping: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Wisconsin Administrative Code, Department of Natural Resources (NR) 438.03 and NR 439.04

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Hazardous waste:

Generators: NR 662.040, NR 662.041, and NR 662.193(1)(c)

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): NR 664.0075 and NR 665.0075 (interim status)

Medical waste: NR 526.14 and NR 526.19(9)


Pesticide manufacturer records: Wisconsin Administrative Code (WAC), Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (ATCP) 29.12

Pesticide sales records: ATCP 29.16

Commercial applicator records: ATCP 29.21 and ATCP 30.31

Special-use applicator and seller records: ATCP 30.10 and ATCP 30.10(9)b

Liquid fertilizer and pesticide storage records: ATCP 33.20 and ATCP 33.80

Nutrient management plans: ATCP 40.08

Solid (nonhazardous) waste:

Municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs): NR 506.17

Intermediate size construction and demolition (C&D) waste landfills: NR 503.10(4)(n)

Solid waste recyclable materials collection and transportation services: NR 502.06(4)(g)

Solid waste incinerators: NR 502.09(5)(g)

Municipal solid waste combustors: NR 502.13(4)(g), NR 502.13(7), and NR 502.13(8)

Municipal solid waste haulers: NR 502.06(4)(eg)

Garbage, refuse, and recyclable scrap transporters: WAC, Department of Transportation (Trans) 269.08

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): ATCP 93.500(9) and ATCP 93.870


Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs): NR 243.142

Stormwater: NR 216.29 and NR 216.48

Withdrawals: NR 856.30

Regulatory Agencies

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Agricultural Resource Management Division

Wisconsin Department of Transportation ...

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