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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Wisconsin follows federal release notification requirements, with additional state requirements, including immediate reporting of hazardous substance spills. State notification rules also include requirements for small quantity hazardous waste generators and transporters. Underground storage tank (UST) owners or operators must follow release reporting requirements for hazardous substances. See the state section UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS for additional information.
Both state and federal laws apply to release notification, including any additional reporting requirements contained in a facility's operating permit. For federal requirements, see the national section RELEASE NOTIFICATION.
• Administration and enforcement. The DNR and the EOC administer Wisconsin's release notification rules. The DNR is responsible for enforcement. County LEPCs are responsible for ...