Governing Law and Regulations
Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division Hazardous Waste Compliance and Inspection Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The EPA requires Oklahoma (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). Oklahoma incorporates by reference the federal manifest regulations and thereby requires the use of the federal form and compliance with the various regulations relating to the manifest (e.g., rules concerning manifest discrepancies and rejected shipments). Oklahoma's rules for hazardous waste manifest preparation and use are now the same as the federal rules, and waste handlers should go to the national section MANIFESTS for guidance. The state has its own state rule that requires quarterly submissions of manifests for hazardous waste shipped outside of the United States (i.e. international shipments).
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Land Protection Division administers and enforces the manifest rules in Oklahoma.
At least quarterly, large quantity generators must submit to DEQ copies of ...