Governing Law and Regulations
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Branch Hazardous Waste Management Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kentucky incorporates by reference the federal rules for hazardous waste disposal and has additional facility permit requirements.
See the state section SOLID WASTE for guidance on Kentucky's rules for disposing of solid (nonhazardous) wastes.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Division of Waste Management administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal requirements in Kentucky.
DISPOSAL FACILITY PERMITS AND FEES
Kentucky's permit requirements for hazardous waste disposal facilities include the federal standards, including those for remedial action plans. The state has added more stringent facility permit standards in connection with facility location, additional information in the application, regional integrated waste treatment and disposal demonstration facility ...