Minnesota Manifests regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Minnesota Manifests : What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generators: Minnesota Rules (MR) 7045.0261, MR 7045.0265, MR 7045.0294, and MR 7045.0298

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Transporters: MR 7045.0375, MR 7045.0381, MR 7045.0385, and MR 7045.0391

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): MR 7045.0474, MR 7045.0476, MR 7045.0480, and MR 7045.0482, Subpart 3

Interim-status TSDFs: MR 7045.0580, MR 7045.0582, MR 7045.0586, and MR 7045.0588, Subpart 3


Distribution of copies: MR 7045.0265

Exception reports: MR 7045.0298


Manifest discrepancies: MR 7045.0476

Alternate manifests:

Generators: MR 7045.0075, MR 7045.0261, and MR 7045.0294

Transporters: MR 7045.0381, Subpart 5

Unmanifested waste report: MR 7045.0482, Subpart 3

Regulatory Agency

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Industrial Division Land and Air Compliance Section Hazardous Waste Compliance Unit The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requires Minnesota (and all states) to use the federal form of manifest: the standardized Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). The state has revised its manifest regulations as a result of the requirement to use the federal forms and because U.S. EPA also revised various regulations relating to the manifest (e.g., rules concerning manifest discrepancies and rejected shipments). Hazardous waste handlers in Minnesota should go to the national section MANIFESTS for guidance on how to prepare the manifest form and how to deal with related manifest issues. Minnesota has its own rules ...

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