Colorado Hazardous Waste Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Hazardous Waste Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste tank rules: 6 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1007-3 Section 264.190 to 264.200 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.190 to 265.202 (interim status)

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Organic air emissions standards: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.1030 to 264.1090 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.1030 to 265.1090 (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

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

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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.


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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal