Colorado Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste:

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Transfer facilities: 6 CCR 1007-3.263.12(c)

Solid waste:

Solid (nonhazardous) disposal facility requirements: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 2.1.8

Transfer stations: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 7.2.2(D) and Section 7.2.2(E)

Commercial storage and treatment facilities: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 13.8.4

Class I, II, and III composting facilities: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 14.2.4(E), 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 14.2.4(F), 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 14.3.5(E), 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 14.3.5(F), 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 14.4.5(E), and 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 14.4.5(F)

Type A and Type B Waste Impoundments: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 9.2.1(E)and 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 9.3.1(E)

Commercial exploration and production waste impoundments: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 17.3.1(E)

Waste grease facility: 6 CCR 1007-2 Section 18.4.5

Drinking water:

Notification: 5 CCR 1002-11.2

Regulatory Agencies

Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS) Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM)

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Colorado's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT and SECURITY for more information.

Colorado has security requirements for hazardous waste transfer facilities to prevent unauthorized access.

As is required by the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs), owners and operators of solid (nonhazardous) waste disposal facilities and transfer stations in Colorado must prevent unauthorized access to the facility. The state rules address neither ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements