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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Tennessee has adopted the federal regulations for hazardous waste transporters, with additional state rules for permitting, hazardous waste discharge notification, and reporting. The state's requirements for transfer facilities follow the federal rules with additional requirements for shipment logs and fees.
See the state section USED OIL MANAGEMENT to review Tennessee's rules for used oil transporters.
• Administration and enforcement. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's (TDEC) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management administers and enforces the hazardous waste transporter and transfer facility rules.