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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. West Virginia has adopted 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) using hazardous waste tanks for treatment or storage must comply with the state's additional permit application and fee requirements.
· Administration and enforcement. DEP's Division of Water and Waste Management administers and enforces the hazardous waste tank rules in West Virginia.
FACILITY PERMIT STANDARDS
Hazardous waste facility owners and operators in West Virginia are subject to several additional state permit conditions not included in the federal rules. The state has additional permit application requirements for TSDFs, including those regarding siting standards. The state's more stringent permit standards are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.
Owners and operators of hazardous waste TSDFs in West Virginia must pay various state permit and facility fees. West Virginia has several permit fees, including those for permit applications, post-closure care permits, and permit modifications. The ...