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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
Rules. Ohio follows the federal container requirements, including the empty container standards. The federal air emissions standards are in effect for containers in Ohio. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use containers to manage hazardous waste must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees. Interim-status facilities have an additional requirement regarding inspection logs.
Administration and enforcement. OEPA's Division of Materials and Waste Management administers and enforces the container requirements in Ohio. EPA's Region 5 office enforces the federal air emissions rules for containers in Ohio.