Governing Law and Regulations
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 ...