Pennsylvania Hazardous Waste Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Pennsylvania Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment facility permit rules and fees: 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 270a.1 to 270a.214, 25 Pa. Code 269a.123, 25 Pa. Code 264a.78 to 264a.83, and 25 Pa. Code 265a.78 to 265a.83 (interim status)

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Hazardous waste containers: 25 Pa. Code 264a.1, 25 Pa. Code 261a.1, 25 Pa. Code 261a.7, 25 Pa Code 264a.173, 25 Pa. Code 265a.1, and 25 Pa. Code 265a.173 to 265a.179 (interim status)

Hazardous waste treatment tanks: 25 Pa. Code 264a.1, 25 Pa. Code 264a.191 to 264a.194, 25 Pa. Code 265a.1, and 25 Pa. Code 265a.191 to 265a.194 (interim status)

Hazardous waste surface impoundments: 25 Pa. Code 264a.1, 25 Pa. Code 264a.221, and 25 Pa. Code 265a.1 (interim status)

Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: 25 Pa. Code 264a.1, 25 Pa. Code 264a.273, 25 Pa. Code 264a.276, and 25 Pa. Code 265a.1 (interim status)

Hazardous waste incineration rules: 25 Pa. Code 264a.1 and 25 Pa. Code 265a.1 (interim status)

Thermal treatment and open-burning rules: 25 Pa. Code 265a.1 and 25 Pa. Code 265a.382

Chemical, physical, and biological treatment rules: 25 Pa. Code 265a.1 (interim status)

Generator on-site treatment rules: 25 Pa. Code 270a.60(b)(2)

Regulatory Agency

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Waste, Air, Radiation, and Remediation Management Bureau of Waste Management Division of Hazardous Waste Management

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Pennsylvania's hazardous waste treatment rules include the federal requirements and the state's rules covering: neutralization of hazardous waste, design and operation of treatment facilities, permits and fees, certificate of public necessity, and on-site ...


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Pennsylvania Hazardous Waste Treatment Resources

Type Title
Forms Treatment and Storage Facility Inspection Form
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