Pennsylvania Containment Buildings regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Pennsylvania Containment Buildings: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
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Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP Office of Waste, Air, and Radiation Management Bureau of Waste Management Division of Hazardous Waste Management

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Pennsylvania incorporates by reference the federal containment building rules. The additional state provisions relate to changing various federal compliance dates of February 18, 1993, to dates of either January 11, 1997, or July 11, 1997.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Bureau of Waste Management administers and enforces the containment building requirements in Pennsylvania.

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