Arizona Containers regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arizona Containers: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Container requirements: Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-8-264(A) and AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-265(A) (interim status)

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Federal organic air emissions rules: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-264(A) and AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-265(A) (interim status)

Empty container standards: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-261(A)

Regulatory Agency

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste container requirements, including the federal empty container standards and the federal organic air emissions standards. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use containers for hazardous waste must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state fees.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Waste Programs Division administers and enforces the container requirements in Arizona.

State Requirements

TSDF PERMITS AND FEES

Owners and operators of hazardous waste TSDFs that use containers must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit fees, including an application fee and an annual registration fee. The state's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state sections TSDF PERMITS and TSDF RESPONSIBILITIES.


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