Governing Law and Regulations
South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Division of Environmental Services Waste Management Program Hazardous Waste Section
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. South Dakota incorporates by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in South Dakota as of September 6, 2019, for hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs), small quantity generators (SQGs), and very small quantity generators (VSQGs).
· Administration and enforcement. The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR) Waste Management Program administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator regulations in South Dakota.