Tennessee Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Tennessee Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste transporters: Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee (Rule) 0400-12-01-.04

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Permits: Rule 0400-12-01-.04(2) and Rule 0400-12-01-.08(3)

Installation identification (ID) number: Rule 0400-12-01-.04(1)(b) and Rule 0400-12-01-.08(2)

Maintenance fee: Rule 0400-12-01-.08(4)

Permit inspection and recordkeeping: Rule 0400-12-01-.04(2)(d)

Discharge notification: Rule 0400-12-01-.04(4)

Hazardous waste transfer facilities: Rule 0400-12-01-.04(1)(c)

Definition: Rule 0400-12-01-.01

Installation ID number: Rule 0400-12-01-.04(1)(c)1 and Rule 0400-12-01-.08(2)

Maintenance fee: Rule 0400-12-01-.08(4)

Shipment log: Rule 0400-12-01-.04(1)(c)2

Other operational requirements: Rule 0400-12-01-.04(1)(c)3

Regulatory Agency

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

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.

State Requirements



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