Arizona Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arizona Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Requirements for large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs): Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-8-262

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Annual registration requirements and fees: Arizona Revised Statutes (AZ Rev. Stat.) 49-929, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-931, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-932, and AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-260(N)

Annual report: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-262(H)

Ignitable, reactive, or incompatible waste: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-262(L)

Pollution prevention: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-962 and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-963

Requirements for conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs): AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-261(A) and AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-261(E) to 18-8-261(H)

Regulatory Agency

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona has adopted by reference the federal rules for hazardous waste generators, with several additions that make the state's rules more stringent. The state's more stringent rules for small quantity generators (SQGs) and large quantity generators (LQGs) apply to manifests, registration, fees, annual reports, on-site storage, and special facility protections for facilities that accumulate ignitable, reactive, or incompatible waste. Conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs) must comply with more stringent reporting and waste disposal rules.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Waste Programs Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator requirements in Arizona.

State Requirements


These rules are applicable, as indicated, to LQGs (persons ...

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