West Virginia Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

West Virginia Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste:

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Solid waste landfill (SWLF) requirements: WV Reg. 33-1-4.6

Solid waste transfer stations: WV Reg. 33-1-5.2.c and WV Reg. 33-1-5.2.d

Recycling facilities: WV Reg. 33-1-3.16.d.3.B

Drinking water:

Chlorine: WV Reg. 64-77-7

Finished water storage: WV Reg. 64-77-9

Regulatory Agencies

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. West Virginia'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.

West Virginia's rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility's (TSDF) incorporated by reference the federal requirements in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. West Virginia also incorporates by reference the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and explosives as well as the requirements for the storage of solid waste military munitions. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills (SWLFs), the owners and operators of SWLFs and other solid waste facilities must avoid unauthorized access with specific state requirements in connection with signage at the facility's entrance.

In West Virginia, all community water systems serving more than 3,300 people must comply with the federal Bioterrorism Act of 2002. This may include, but not be limited to, subdivisions, municipalities, mobile home parks, ...


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