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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Conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) responsibilities: FAC 62-730.030(1) and FAC 62-730.030

Generator forms: FAC 62-730.900(1) to 62-730.900(4)

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(5)

Aisle space: FAC 62-730.160(6)


Shipment papers: FAC 62-730.030(3)

Disposal of hazardous waste: FAC 62-730.030(1) and FAC 62-701.300(4)

Management documentation: FAC 62-730.030(4)

Regulatory Agency

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management Permitting and Compliance Assistance Program Hazardous Waste Regulation Section

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Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Florida has adopted by reference the federal rules for hazardous waste generators, with a few additions that make the state's rules more stringent. The state's more stringent rules apply to: notification, additional information for the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), on-site storage, and conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs). The state has defined "episodic generator."

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

State Requirements


FAC 62-730.020(6)

"Episodic generator" means a generator of hazardous waste who temporarily changes status based on onetime or ...

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