Governing Law and Regulations
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Air and Waste Bureau of Waste and Materials Management Hazardous Waste Prevention and Management Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Wisconsin's hazardous waste landfill requirements include the federal rules and several more stringent state standards. The state's standards cover licensing procedures, fees, and closure.
Note: At present, Wisconsin has no commercial landfills that accept hazardous waste.
Wisconsin has its own rules for solid (nonhazardous) waste landfills. In addition, the federal solid waste landfill requirements apply in Wisconsin. See the state section SOLID WASTE for more information.
• Administration and enforcement. DNR's Bureau of Waste and Materials Management administers and enforces both the hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste landfill requirements in Wisconsin.
NR 670 and NR 670 Appendix II
Wisconsin refers to "permits" as "licenses." The hazardous waste landfill licensing ...