Governing Law and Regulations
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Water and Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management Program
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. West Virginia adopts by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in West Virginia as of June 1, 2018, with additional state rules for notification of hazardous waste activities, very small quantity generators (VSQGs), and annual generator fees.
• Administration and enforcement. The Division of Water and Waste Management of the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator rules in West Virginia.
WV Reg. 33-20-3.2 and WV Reg. 33-20-4
Generators in West Virginia are responsible for notifying the DEP of their hazardous waste activities. Any person who has notified the EPA of his or her hazardous waste activities in West Virginia must provide a copy ...