Ohio Hazardous Waste Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Ohio Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment facility permit rules and fees: Ohio Revised Code Annotated (ORCA) 3734.05 and Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-50-21 to 3745-50-66

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Hazardous waste container requirements: OAC 3745-55-70 to 3745-55-78 and OAC 3745-66-70 to 3745-66-77 (interim status)

Hazardous waste tank requirements: OAC 3745-55-90 to 3745-55-99 and OAC 3745-66-90 to 3745-66-99 and OAC 3745-66-100 (interim status)

Hazardous waste surface impoundment requirements: OAC 3745-56-20 to 3745-56-31 and OAC 3745-67-20 to 3745-67-30 (interim status)

Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: OAC 3745-56-70 to 3745-56-83 and OAC 3745-67-70 to 3745-67-82 (interim status)

Hazardous waste incineration rules: OAC 3745-57-40 to 3745-57-47, OAC 3745-57-51, and OAC 3745-68-40 to 3745-68-52 (interim status)

Thermal treatment and open burning rules: OAC 3745-68-70 to 3745-68-83

Biological, physical, and chemical treatment rules: OAC 3745-69-01 to 3745-69-06

Permitted treatment facilities:

Monthly treatment fee and report: OAC 3745-50-35

Generator on-site treatment rules: OAC 3745-52-16 and OAC 3745-52-17

Regulatory Agency

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) Division of Environmental Response and Revitalization RCRA Hazardous Waste Section

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Ohio has adopted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in the state as of October 5, 2020, which includes standards that allow generators to treat hazardous waste on-site. Ohio's rules for owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment facilities include the federal requirements plus the state’s additional provisions in connection with permit applications, a monthly ...

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