Governing Law and Regulations
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division Hazardous Waste Program
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Colorado has adopted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Colorado as of June 30, 2018, and added state generator fee and reporting requirements. There are additional state notification requirements for large quantity generators (LQGs), small quantity generators (SQGs), and very small quantity generators (VSQGs). VSQGs have ...