Hawaii Accumulation Time regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Hawaii Accumulation Time: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Accumulation time requirements for generators: Hawaii Administrative Rules Rules (HAR) 11-262.1-1

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Hawaii Department of Health (HDH) Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch Hazardous Waste Section

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. Hawaii adopts by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Hawaii as of September 30, 2018, which includes standards 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. See the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE for more specific information on how generators may accumulate hazardous waste on-site without a permit.

· Administration and enforcement. The Hawaii Department of Health’s (HDH) Solid and Hazardous Waste Branch administers and enforces the accumulation time regulations in Hawaii.


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