Wisconsin Characteristic Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Wisconsin Characteristic Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Criteria for identifying characteristics of hazardous waste: Wisconsin Administrative Code, Department of Natural Resources (NR) 661.10

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Characteristics of hazardous waste: NR 661.20 to 661.24

Incorporation of federal test methods: NR 660.11

Regulatory Agency

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.

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Wisconsin Characteristic Waste Resources

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