Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Wyoming incorporates by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Wyoming as of May 3, 2019, for hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs), small quantity generators (SQGs), and very small quantity generators. See the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE for an additional notification requirement applicable to SQGs and the state section CONTINGENCY PLAN for an additional notification requirement applicable to LQGs.
· Administration and enforcement. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) Solid and Hazardous Waste Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator regulations in Wyoming.