South Dakota Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Dakota Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Contingency plan rules for hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs): Administrative Rules of South Dakota (ARSD) 74.28.23.01 Contingency plan rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): ARSD 74.28.25.01 and ARSD 74.28.28.01 (interim status)

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South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Division of Environmental Services Waste Management Program Hazardous Waste Section

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

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. South Dakota incorporates by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in South Dakota as of September 6, 2019, which includes the federal contingency plan requirements for hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs). The state also adopts by reference the federal rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) contingency plans.

· Administration and enforcement. The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) Waste Management Program administers and enforces the contingency plan requirements in South Dakota.


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