Tennessee Biennial Report regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Tennessee Biennial Report: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Large quantity generator (LQG) and small quantity generator (SQG) annual report requirements: Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee (Rule) 0400-12-01-.03(5)(b)

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Treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) annual report requirements: Rule 0400-12-01-.06(5)(f) and Rule 0400-12-01-.05(5)(f) (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Hazardous Waste Program

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Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Tennessee requires hazardous waste generators and owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) to submit an annual report on their hazardous waste activities and to pay an annual fee. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) sends the collected data to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which fulfills the biennial report requirement for LQGs and TSDFs.

Administration and enforcement. Tennessee's annual and biennial report requirements are administered and enforced by TDEC's Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management.

State Requirements



SQGs (persons generating between 100 kilograms (kg) and 1,000 kg of hazardous waste in any calendar month) and LQGs (persons generating 1,000 kg or more of hazardous waste or more than 1 kg of acutely hazardous waste per month) are required to file annual reports with TDEC. SQGs are subject to the annual reporting requirement because the state regulation at Rule 0400-12-01-.03(5)(d), which exempts SQGs from ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements

Tennessee Biennial Report Resources

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Forms Waste Minimization Report (DHEC Form 3446)
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