Governing Law and Regulations
Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division Hazardous Waste Compliance and Inspection Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oklahoma has incorporated by reference the federal hazardous waste disposal rules for facilities. The state has added more hazardous waste disposal rules in connection with permits and fees for hazardous waste disposal facilities. In addition, generators in Oklahoma are required to file a disposal plan with DEQ and pay an annual fee for each wastestream covered by the fee.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Land Protection Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal rules in Oklahoma.
DISPOSAL FACILITY PERMITS AND FEES
Oklahoma's permit and operation requirements for hazardous waste disposal facilities include the federal standards plus the state's additional requirements in connection with the permitting process, permit conditions, and on-site inspectors. Unlike the federal rules, Oklahoma requires disposal facilities to pay various fees, ...