Florida Hazardous Waste Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Florida Hazardous Waste Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste tank management rules: Florida Administrative Code (FAC) 62-730.180(1) and FAC 62-730.180(2) (interim status)

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Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management Bureau of Solid and Hazardous Waste Hazardous Waste Regulation Section

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Florida has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste tank rules by reference, including the organic air emissions standards. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities that use tanks for hazardous waste storage or treatment must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit fees. The state's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.

Administration and enforcement. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Bureau of Solid and Hazardous Waste administers and enforces the hazardous waste tank rules in Florida.


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Comparison: State vs. Federal