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Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Colorado follows the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs). The state rules also include the federal rules for corrective action management unit (CAMUs), temporary units (TUs), and staging piles but not the federal provision that allows placement of CAMU-eligible wastes in off-site landfills. In addition, Colorado adds more stringent provisions for CAMUs in connection with design standards and post-closure when wastes will remain in place. See the national section CORRECTIVE ACTION to review the federal rules.
The state allows a risk-based corrective approach in the cleanup of treatment, storage, and disposal facilities, and ...