Nevada Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Nevada Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Contingency plan rules for hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs): Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 444.8632(1) Contingency plan rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): NAC 444.8632(1) (permitted and interim status)

Regulatory Agency
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Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Division of Environmental Protection Bureau of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management Program

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. Nevada incorporates by reference the federal contingency plan rules applicable to LQGs, permitted hazardous waste TSDFs, and interim-status TSDFs. There are no additional state provisions.

· Administration and enforcement. DCNR's Bureau of Waste Management administers and enforces the contingency plan requirements in Nevada.


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