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Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oklahoma has adopted the federal hazardous waste container requirements, including the federal empty container standards and organic air emissions standards. Owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use hazardous waste containers must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees. Facilities that receive off-site containers for cleaning or conditioning must comply with specific state management rules.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Land Protection Division administers and enforces rules for hazardous waste containers in Oklahoma.
TSDF PERMITS AND FEES
Owners and operators of hazardous waste TSDFs that use containers must comply with additional permit application requirements and facility siting requirements, and pay several state permit fees, including those in connection with the permit application, modification of the permit, and DEQ's monitoring and inspection of the facility. The state's more stringent ...