West Virginia Hazardous Waste Determination regulations & environmental compliance analysis

West Virginia Hazardous Waste Determination: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Identification and classification of hazardous waste: West Virginia Regulations (WV Reg.) 33-20-3

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Mixture rule exemption for wastewater: WV Reg. 33-20-3.1.a

Regulatory Agency

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Water and Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management Program

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. West Virginia adopts by reference the federal regulations for identifying and classifying hazardous waste through September 1, 2014, thereby including the federal conditional exclusion from the definition of solid waste for cathode-ray tubes and the conditional solid waste and hazardous waste exclusions for solvent-contaminated wipes in the hazardous waste management regulations. The state has additional requirements for the mixture rule exemption for wastewater found at 40 CFR 261.3(a)(2)(iv). To review the federal rules, see the national section HAZWASTE DETERMINATION.

Check with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) to see whether the state has plans to adopt the federal conditional exclusion from the definition of solid waste for hazardous waste secondary materials (effective at the federal level in 2015).

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Hazardous Waste Management Program administers and enforces the state's hazardous waste determination rules.

State Requirements

MIXTURE RULE EXEMPTION FOR WASTEWATER

WV Reg. 33-20-3.1.a

West Virginia has adopted the mixture rule exemption for wastewater found at 40 CFR 261.3(a)(2)(iv) with additional state requirements. In addition to complying with the ...


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