Oklahoma Hazardous Waste Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma Hazardous Waste Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste tank rules: Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:205-3-2(f) and OAC 252:205-3-2(g) (interim status)

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Hazardous waste tank recycling standards: OAC 252:205-19-29 to 252:205-19-34

Regulatory Agency

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division Hazardous Waste Compliance and Inspection Section

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma has incorporated by reference the federal requirements for tanks that store or treat hazardous waste and has additional state requirements. 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. Facilities that receive off-site tanks for cleaning or conditioning must comply with specific state management rules.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Land Protection Division administers and enforces the rules for hazardous waste tanks in Oklahoma.

State Requirements

TSDF PERMITS AND FEES

Owners and operators of hazardous waste TSDFs that use tanks must comply with additional permit application requirements, facility siting requirements, and pay several state permit fees including those in connection with the permit application, modification of the permit, and DEQ monitoring and inspection of the facility. The state's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.

TANK RECYCLERS

Facilities that receive tanks (or containers) from off-site for cleaning or reconditioning that ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
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