West Virginia Training regulations & environmental compliance analysis

West Virginia Training: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Pesticide storage facilities: West Virginia Regulations (WV Reg.) 61-12H-6

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Solid waste:

Landfill manager: WV Reg. 33-1-4.3

Yard waste composting operator: WV Reg. 33-3-5

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tank (UST) service providers: WV Reg. 33-30-3.5

UST operator training: WV Reg. 33-30-7


Drinking water: WV Reg. 64-4-1 to 64-4-11

Wastewater treatment operators: WV Reg. 64-5-1 to 64-5-16

Workplace safety and health:

West Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Act (WV OSH Act), West Virginia Code (WV Code) 21-3A-1 et seq.

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Water and Waste Management

West Virginia Department of Agriculture (DOA) Plant Industries Division Pesticide Regulatory Programs Unit

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)

State Fire Marshal

West Virginia Department of Commerce Division of Labor (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 3

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. West Virginia has adopted its own training requirements that are stricter than federal requirements for landfill managers, pesticide storage facilities, UST operator and service providers, drinking water and wastewater treatment operators, and yard waste composting operators. See the Table for state-specific environmental training requirements.

Administration and enforcement. DEP administers and enforces the solid waste, UST, and wastewater system training requirements. DOA administers and enforces the pesticide ...

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