Florida Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Florida Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator responsibilities: Florida Administrative Code (FAC) 62-730.150, FAC 62-730.160, and FAC 62-730.161

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Very small quantity generator (VSQG) responsibilities: FAC 62-730.060(1) and FAC 62-730.030

Generator forms: FAC 62-730.900

Notification: FAC 62-730.900(1)(b) and FAC 62-730.150(2)

Additional generator information: FAC 62-730.150(4)

Training: FAC 62-730.150(5)

Emergency identification (ID) numbers: FAC 62-730.161

Generator on-site storage:

Inspections: FAC 62-730.150(6) and FAC 62-730.160(3)

Aisle space: FAC 62-730.160(4)

VSQGs:

Shipment papers: FAC 62-730.030(2)

Disposal of hazardous waste: FAC 62-730.160(1) and FAC 62-730.300(4)

Management documentation: FAC 62-730.030(3)

Regulatory Agency

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management Bureau of Solid and Hazardous Waste

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Florida adopts by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Florida as of June 18, 2018, with additional state rules for notification, additional information for the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), on-site storage, and very small quantity generators (VSQGs).

Administration and enforcement. The DEP's Division of Waste Management administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator rules in Florida.

State Requirements

NOTIFICATION

FAC 62-730.900(1)(b) and FAC 62-730.150(2)

A generator must notify the DEP of its hazardous waste activities on 8700-12FL - Florida Notification of Regulated Waste Activity (DEP Form 62-730.900(1)(b)). Changes in the generator's status require notification on this form as ...


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