Governing Law and Regulations
Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Division of Environmental Protection (DEP)
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Nevada has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste rules for generators and added several more stringent requirements in connection with large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs) accumulating hazardous waste on-site, electronic filing of the LQG biennial report, the distribution of manifest copies, and mixtures of conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) hazardous waste and used oil.
· Administration and enforcement. DCNR's DEP administers and enforces the accumulation time regulations in Nevada.
ON-SITE HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE
Generators in Nevada follow the federal rules for on-site hazardous waste storage and the state's more stringent rules for container labeling and inspection logs. See the state sections ACCUMULATION TIME and HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE for guidance.
NAC 444.8655 and NAC 444.8666
For shipments of waste sent out of state, the generator must send one copy of the generator's returned copy from the out-of-state facility to DEP within 30 days after receiving that copy, in addition to complying with the federal requirements for distribution of the manifest (NAC 444.8655). The state rules also specify that a facility that receives a shipment of ...