Governing Law and Regulations
Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Waste Management & Prevention Division Management and Prevention Section
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Vermont follows the federal contingency plan rules applicable to large quantity generators (LQGs), permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), and interim-status TSDFs. The state has various additional requirements that must be followed as well. These additional state requirements apply to both LQGs and TSDFs.
· Administration and enforcement. The Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Waste Management & Prevention Division administers and enforces the contingency plan requirements in Vermont.