Governing Law and Regulations
South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Division of Environmental Services Waste Management Program Hazardous Waste Section
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. South Dakota incorporates by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in South Dakota as of September 6, 2019, 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 South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) Waste Management Program administers and enforces the accumulation time regulations in South Dakota.