Governing Law and Regulations
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Water and Waste Management 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. West Virginia follows the federal hazardous waste disposal rules by incorporating them by reference and has additional and more stringent requirements for treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permits. West Virginia also requires TSDFs to pay various permit and facility fees.
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Division of Water and Waste Management administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal requirements in West Virginia.
DISPOSAL FACILITY PERMITS AND FEES
West Virginia's permit requirements for hazardous waste disposal facilities include the federal standards plus the state's additional rules in connection with the permit application process, permit conditions, and several permit and facility fees. ...