West Virginia Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

West Virginia Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Contingency plan rules: West Virginia Regulations (WV Reg.) 33-20-7.2 and WV Reg. 33-20-8.1 (interim status)

Regulatory Agency
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West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Water and Waste Management Environmental Enforcement Branch Hazardous Waste Unit

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. West Virginia has adopted by reference the federal contingency plan requirements applicable to large quantity generators, permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), and interim-status TSDFs.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Environmental Enforcement Branch administers and enforces the contingency plan rules in West Virginia.

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