Governing Law and Regulations
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) must receive an annual report from owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) and hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs) by March 1 of each year. These annual reports fulfill the federal biennial reporting requirements for LQGs and TSDFs. The DEP compiles the information from the annual reports to complete the federal biennial reports, due to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Region 4 office by March 1 of every even-numbered year.
In addition, hazardous waste small quantity generators (SQGs) must complete and submit a Kentucky annual report.
Kentucky's annual report forms are state-generated forms that request information similar to that required by the federal biennial report.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Division of Waste Management is responsible ...