Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Idaho adopts by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Idaho as of May 2, 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.
· Administration and enforcement. The Waste Management and Remediation Division of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) administers and enforces the generator accumulation time requirements in Idaho.