Arizona Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arizona Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste:

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ID number: Arizona Administrative Code (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-8-263(B)

Registration and fee: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-260(M)

Manifest: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-260(C)

Immediate action: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-263(E)

Used oil fuel transporters: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-802

Regulatory Agency

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division Hazardous Waste Section

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona's regulations for transporters of hazardous waste are the same as the federal regulations, with a few additional requirements concerning registration, fees, manifests, and reports of hazardous waste releases. See the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS for more information.

Arizona requires that transporters of used oil shipments complete manifests and annual reports.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ administers and enforces the rules for hazardous waste transporters in Arizona.

State Requirements


EPA ID Number

AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-263(B)

A transporter that has not received an EPA ID number may obtain one by applying to ADEQ using EPA Form 8700-12. Upon receiving the request, DEQ will assign an EPA ID number to the transporter.

Registration and Fee

AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-260(M)

A hazardous waste transporter that picks up or delivers hazardous waste in Arizona must register annually by March 1 with ADEQ and submit $200 with the registration.


AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-263(C)

Arizona's manifest requirements mirror the federal rules. Transporters ...

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