Wisconsin Biennial Report regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Wisconsin Biennial Report: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Large quantity generator (LQG) annual report requirements: Wisconsin Administrative Code, Department of Natural Resources (NR) 662.040(2), NR 662.041(1), NR 662.041(2), and NR 662.041(4)

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LQG biennial reports requirements: NR 662.040(2) and NR 662.041(3)

Small quantity generator (SQG) annual report requirements: NR 662.193

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) owner and operator annual report requirements: NR 664.0075 and NR 665.0075 (interim status)

Annual reports:

Applicability and content for annual reports: NR 662.040(2), NR 662.041, NR 662.193, NR 664.0075, and NR 666.903(13)

Environmental repair fee information for generators: NR 662.041(2)(d) and NR 662.193(3)

Biennial reports: NR 662.040(2), NR 662.041(3), NR 664.0075, and NR 665.0075 (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

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

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Large quantity generators (LQGs) and treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) owners and operators follow the federal biennial report requirements in Wisconsin. In addition, and unlike the federal rules, Wisconsin requires LQGs, small quantity generators (SQGs,) and owners and operators of TSDFs and permanent collection facilities to submit a state hazardous waste annual report to DNR by March 1 of each year.

Administration and enforcement. DNR's Bureau of Waste and Materials Management administers and enforces Wisconsin's annual reporting ...


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