Colorado Accumulation Time regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Accumulation Time: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Office of Environment Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division Hazardous Waste Compliance Unit

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. Colorado has adopted 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. Colorado's accumulation time rules are administered and enforced by CDPHE's Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division.


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