Governing Law and Regulations
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Air and Waste Bureau of Waste and Materials Management Hazardous Waste Prevention and Management Section
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Wisconsin's contingency plan requirements for hazardous waste generators and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) are the same as the federal requirements, but there is one additional state notification requirement.
• Administration and enforcement. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Bureau of Waste and Materials Management administers and enforces the hazardous waste contingency plan requirements in Wisconsin.
PLAN IMPLEMENTATION NOTIFICATION
In addition to immediately notifying either the government official designated as the on-scene coordinator for that geographic region or the National Response Center of a fire, explosion, or other release that could threaten human health or the environment outside the facility, the Wisconsin Division of Emergency Government must be immediately notified at 800-943-0003 when the contingency plan is implemented.
COMMON CONTINGENCY PLAN VIOLATIONS
The following violations of contingency plan rules are among the most common violations found by the DNR during hazardous waste inspections:
- Failure to have or update the contingency plan. Most common items missing ...