Minnesota Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Minnesota Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste generator rules: Minnesota Rules (MR) 7045.0205 to 7045.0325

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Generator classifications:

Very small quantity generators (VSQGs): MR 7045.0206 and MR 7045.0208

Losing classification status: MR 7045.0206, Subpart 6

Regaining classification status: MR 7045.0206, Subpart 6

Onetime generators: MR 7045.0255

Evaluation of hazardous waste: MR 7045.0214 to 7045.0218 and MR 7045.0129

Overview: MR 7045.0214

Mingled or combined wastes: MR 7045.0215

Submission of evaluation results: MR 7045.0216

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) determination: MR 7045.0217 and MR 7045.0129, Subpart 4

Licensing: MR 7045.0225 to 7045.0250; MR 7045.0255; and MR 7045.0294, Subpart 2

On-site storage: MR 7045.0292

Emergency procedures: MR 7045.0275

Shipping hazardous waste:

Financial responsibility: MR 7045.0210

Relinquishing control of hazardous waste: MR 7045.0208, Subpart 2

Shipments to off-site treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): MR 7045.0208, Subpart 1

Alternate manifests: MR 7045.0261, MR 7045.0294, and MR 7045.0075

Generator fees: MR 7046.0031 to 7046.0070

Regulatory Agency

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Industrial Division Land and Air Compliance Section Hazardous Waste Compliance Unit

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Minnesota's hazardous waste generator rules include the federal requirements, plus the state's more stringent rules concerning generator classifications, onetime generators, evaluation of hazardous waste, generator licensing, on-site storage, emergency procedures, shipping hazardous waste, alternate manifests, and fees.

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