Alaska Accumulation Time regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Alaska Accumulation Time: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Accumulation time requirements for generators: (AK Admin. Code) 18 Alaska Administrative Code 62.020 and 18 AK Admin. Code 62.210

Regulatory Agency
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Environmental Health

EPA Region 10 Office: 907-271-6329 Alaska Hazardous Waste Information Line: 1-800-550-7272

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. Alaska has adopted by reference the federal accumulation time rules that allow generators to accumulate hazardous waste on-site without a permit for specific periods of time. See the national section ACCUMULATION TIME to review the specific time periods applicable to each type of generator. For generator on-site hazardous waste storage requirements, see the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE.

· Administration and enforcement. DEC does not have an EPA authorized hazardous waste program, although it maintains a hazardous waste information line. EPA’s Region 10 office administers and enforces the hazardous waste accumulation rules in Alaska.


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