Wisconsin Accumulation Time regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Wisconsin Accumulation Time: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Large quantity generators (LQGs): Wisconsin Administrative Code, Department of Natural Resources (NR) 662.034

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Small quantity generators: NR 662.192

Regulatory Agency

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Air and Waste Division Waste and Materials Management Program Hazardous Waste Prevention and Management Section

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. Wisconsin follows 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. DNR's Waste and Materials Management Program administers and enforces the state's accumulation time rules for hazardous wastes.

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