Governing Law and Regulations
Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Large quantity generators (LQGs) and owners and operators of treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) in Washington must submit a dangerous waste annual report to the Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) by March 1 of each year. These annual reports fulfill the federal biennial reporting requirements. Washington has adopted the federal biennial report Form 8700-13A/B for its annual report form that requires additional information on the state's dangerous wastes. WDOE compiles the information from the dangerous waste annual reports to complete the federal biennial reports, due to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Region 10 office by March 1 of every even-numbered year.
Every site with an active EPA/state identification (ID) number is required to send an annual report to WDOE even if they did not generate or manage ...