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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Colorado follows the federal hazardous waste tank requirements, including the organic air emissions standards. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use hazardous waste tanks must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees. The state's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.
· Administration and enforcement. CDPHE's Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste tank rules in Colorado.