Governing Law and Regulations
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Arizona adopts by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Arizona as of March 1, 2019. Arizona has additional standards for large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs) but no additional requirements for very small quantity generators (VSQGs).
• Administration and enforcement. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) administers and enforces the generator rules in Arizona
ANNUAL REGISTRATION AND FEES
AZ Rev. Stat. 49-929, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-931, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-932, and AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-260(M)
Annual registration. All LQGs and SQGs are required to register annually with the ADEQ. Registration is valid for 1 year from the date of registration. The application for registration must be accompanied by a $300 registration fee for LQGs and a $100 fee for SQGs (AZ Rev. Stat. 49-929).