Governing Law and Regulations
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.