Governing Law and Regulations
Generators: Minnesota Rules (MR) 7045.0261, MR 7045.0265, MR 7045.0294, and MR 7045.0298
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
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
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 ...