Oklahoma Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Incorporation by reference of federal hazardous waste rules: Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:205-3-2

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Highway remediation and cleanup: OAC 252:210-1-1 to 252:210-1-8

Hazardous waste transporters:

National Uniform Program: OAC 165:30-17

Determining the base state: OAC 165:30-17-11

Registration: OAC 165:30-17-12

Insurance: OAC 165:30-17-13

Fees: OAC 165:30-17-15

Markings: OAC 165:30-17-32

Lease contract: OAC 165:30-17-33

Changes: OAC 165: 30-17-35

Leakage, other releases prohibited in transport: OAC 252:205-7-2

Mixing waste prohibited by transporters: OAC 252:205-7-4

Incidents: OAC 252:205-13-1

Transfer stations: OAC 252:205-15-1 to 252:205-15-6

Regulatory Agencies

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division

Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) Transportation Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma has incorporated by reference the federal hazardous waste transporter regulations, with additional state requirements covering releases, mixing of wastes, and incidents. For more information on the federal requirements, see the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS.

Transporters of hazardous wastes are required to carry registration and permit credentials under the Alliance for Uniform Hazmat Transportation Procedures (National Uniform Program). The uniform program applies to hazardous wastes and not to other hazardous substances.

Hazardous waste transfer station operators must have a DEQ-approved development and operations plan.

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