Governing Law and Regulations
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Bureau of Waste Prevention Business Compliance Division
DEP Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup (BWSC) Division of Response and Remediation
The Board of Registration of Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Professionals (LSP Board)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Massachusetts follows the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at transfer, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), with additional state provisions in connection with implementation and notification standards. The state has incorporated by reference the federal rules for corrective action management units (CAMUs), temporary units (TUs), and staging piles including the federal provision that allows placement of CAMU-eligible wastes in off-site hazardous waste landfills. See the national section CORRECTIVE ACTION to review these rules.
The state ...