Oklahoma Containers regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma Containers: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste container management rules: Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:205-3-2(f) and OAC 252:205-3-2(g) (interim status)

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Empty container standards: OAC 252:205-3-2(c)

Federal organic air emissions standards: OAC 252:205-3-2(f) and OAC 252:205-3-2(g) (interim status)

Container recycling standards: OAC 252:205-19-29 to 252: 205-19-34

Regulatory Agency

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division Hazardous Waste Compliance and Inspection Section

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

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.

State Requirements

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 ...


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