Arizona Hazardous Waste Storage regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arizona Hazardous Waste Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste storage facility requirements: Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-8-264(A) and AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-265(A) (interim status)

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Containment systems for hazardous waste underground hazardous waste tanks: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-265(M) (interim status)

On-site storage rules for generators:

Inspection records for generators: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-262(M)

Emergency response requirements for generators: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-262(G) and AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-265(G)

Ignitable/reactive/incompatible waste: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-262(L)

Regulatory Agency

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste storage rules, including those for on-site storage by large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs). Arizona has additional management standards for the containment systems of hazardous waste underground hazardous waste tanks (interim status), additional permit requirements for storage facilities, and recordkeeping and notification requirements for generators storing hazardous waste on-site without a permit.

Administration and enforcement. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality's (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste storage requirements in Arizona.

State Requirements


Permits and Registration

Permits. The state has additional permit application requirements for storage facilities, including those regarding the need for a disclosure ...

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