Colorado Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste transporters: Transportation of hazardous waste: 6 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1007-3 Section 263

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Hazardous materials transporter permits: 8 CCR 1507-25

Fees: 6 CCR 1007-3.6.04

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification (ID) number: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 263.11

Discharges during transport: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 263.30

Transfer facilities:

ID number and notification: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 263.11

Conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) wastes: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 263.10

General standards: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 263.12(c)

Commingling of wastes: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 263.12(d)

Spills at transfer facilities: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 263.40

Facility closure: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 263.41

Regulatory Agency

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Colorado has adopted the federal rules for hazardous waste transporters, with additional state requirements for permits, notification in the event of a discharge during transport, and transfer facilities. For information on the federal requirements, see the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS.

Administration and enforcement. CDPHE administers and enforces the rules for hazardous waste transporters in Colorado.

State Requirements



8 CCR 1507-25

Hazardous materials (including hazardous waste) transporters in Colorado must obtain a hazardous materials transportation permit from the Colorado Public Utilities Commission and provide proof of liability ...

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