Governing Law and Regulations
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Air and Waste
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The Wisconsin regulations for identifying hazardous waste by the characteristics of ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, and toxicity are the same as the federal regulations. See the national section CHARACTERISTIC WASTE for more information.
• Administration and enforcement. DNR's Waste Management Program administers and enforces the rules for identifying characteristic hazardous waste in Wisconsin.