Colorado Hazardous Waste Disposal regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Hazardous Waste Disposal: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit laws and rules: Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS) 25-15-200.1 to 25-15-219 and regulations at 6 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1007-3 Sections 100.10 to 100.64 and Appendix I

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TSDF location standards: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.18 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.18 (interim status)

Hazardous waste surface impoundment requirements: 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 264.220 to 264.232 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.220 to 265.232 (interim status)

Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 264.270 to 264.283 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 265.270 to 265.282 (interim status)

Hazardous waste incineration rules: 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 264.340 to 264.348 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 265.340 to 265.352 (interim status)

Hazardous waste landfill rules: 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 264.300 to 264.317 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 265.300 to 265.316 (interim status)

Facility inspections: CRS 25-15-209.5

Facility performance audits: CRS 25-15-209.6

Hazardous waste inventory: CRS 25-15-209

Landfill run-on and runoff requirements: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.301

Land treatment run-on and runoff requirements: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.273

Land disposal restrictions: 6 CCR 1007-3 Part 268

Regulatory Agency

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Office of Environment Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division Hazardous Waste Program Compliance Assurance Unit

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Colorado has adopted the federal standards for hazardous waste disposal. In addition, and unlike the ...


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Colorado Hazardous Waste Disposal Resources

Type Title
Forms ADEM Disposal Approval Request Form 278
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