Colorado Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air:

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Municipal waste combustors: 6 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1001-8 Part B.VI.I.1

Asbestos:

Abatement: 6 CCR 1001-10 Part B (II)

Hazardous waste:

Treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) operators: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.16 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.16 (interim status)

Incineration: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.16 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.346(m)

Universal waste handlers: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 273.16 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 273.36

Lead:

Lead-based paint abatement: 6 CCR 1001-23

Pesticide applicators: 8 CCR 1203-2 Part 5

Solid waste:

Solid waste disposal facilities: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 2.1.2(B)

Solid waste incinerators: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 11.2.4(G) and 6 CCR 1007-4 Section 3.1.4(g)

Waste tire facilities: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 10.5.8(A)(1)(g), 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 10.6.8(A)(1)(g), and 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 10.7.8(A)(1)(g)

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 7 CCR 1101-14 Section 1-5(20) and 7 CCR 1101-14 Section 2-7

Water:

Drinking water: 5 CCR 1003-2 Section 100.14

Wastewater: 5 CCR 1003-2 Section 100.14

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)

Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Colorado has training requirements that are stricter than federal rules for asbestos abatement, lead-based paint abatement, pesticide applicators, hazardous waste incinerator personnel, solid waste disposal facilities and incinerators, and water and wastewater treatment system operator certification. See the Table in this section ...


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