Colorado Hazardous Waste Storage regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Hazardous Waste Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Container requirements: 6 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1007-3 Sections 264.170 to 264.179 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 265.170 to 265.178 (interim status)

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Hazardous waste storage tank requirements: 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 264.190 to 264.200 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 265.190 to 265.202 (interim status)

Surface impoundment requirements: 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 264.220 to 264.232 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 265.220 to 265.232 (interim status)

Permitted facilities:

Storage facility fees: 6 CCR 1007-3 Sections 100.30 to 100.32

On-site storage rules for generators: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34

Marking tanks: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(a)(2) and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(d)(4)

Fire plan: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.31(h), 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(a)(4), 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(c)(1)(iii), 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(d)(4), and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(g)(1)(iii)

Contingency plan requirements: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.31(b), 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.52(h), 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(c)(1)(iii), and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(c)(1)(iv)

Satellite accumulation requirements: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(c) and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 262.34(g)

Regulatory Agency

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Office of Environment Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division. Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Colorado's requirements for hazardous waste storage in containers, tanks, and surface impoundments are the same as the federal requirements. However, in addition, Colorado requires owners and operators of hazardous waste ...


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