Washington Containment Buildings regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Washington Containment Buildings: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Containment building rules: Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 173-303-695 and WAC 173-303-400(3)(a) (interim status)

Regulatory Agency
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Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Washington has adopted by reference the federal containment building rules. There are no additional state provisions.

Administration and enforcement. WDOE's Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program administers and enforces the dangerous waste containment building requirements in Washington.


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