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 100.33, and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262

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Large quantity generator (LQG) standards: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.17

Small quantity generator (SQG) standards: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.16

Very small quantity generator (VSQG) standards: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.14

Fees:

Annual commission fee: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 6.04

Annual generator fee: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.9

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification (ID) number: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 99, 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.10, 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.18, 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), 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.10(a)(1)(i)(E), 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.10(a)(1)(ii)(H), and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.10(a)(1)(iii)(H)

VSQGs:

Disposal restriction: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.14(a)(5)

Facility maintenance and operation: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.14(d)

Notification: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.10(a)(1)(i)

Regulatory Agency

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 ...


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