Colorado Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator standards: 6 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1007-3 Section 99, 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262, and {LNK!Type=03!RegscanDoc=db=coenvr&doc=006200EB.htm#Appendix to Part 262!}Appendix{/LNK!Type=03!}

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Small quantity generator (SQG) standards: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.44

Conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) standards: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 261.5

Fees:

Annual commission fee: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 6.04

Annual generator fee: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.13

EPA identification (ID) number: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 99, 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 261.5, 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.12, and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 100.33

Reporting:

Additional reports: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.43(a)

Self-certification checklist: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.43(b) and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 261.5(b)(4)

Training:

Large quantity generators (LQGs): 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.16(a)

SQGs: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(d)(5)(iii)

CESQGs:

Disposal restriction: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 261.5(f)(3) and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 261.5(g)(3)

Facility maintenance and operation: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 261.5(b)(5)

Notification: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 261.5(b)(2)

Regulatory Agency

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Office of Environment Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Colorado has adopted the federal regulations for hazardous waste generators and has added state generator fee and reporting requirements. There are additional state training requirements for large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs) and ...


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