Texas Manifests regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Texas Manifests : What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste generator manifest requirements: 30 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 335.10 and 30 TAC 335.13

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Hazardous waste transporter manifest requirements: 30 TAC 335.11 and 30 TAC 335.14

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) manifest requirements: 30 TAC 335.12 and 30 TAC 335.15

Generators:

Completing the manifest: 30 TAC 335.10(c)

Manifest exemptions: 30 TAC 335.10

Exception reports: 30 TAC 335.13(k) and 30 TAC 335.13(m)

Regulatory Agency

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Office of Waste

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 Texas (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). These forms replace the Texas Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest and its continuation sheet. The state has revised its manifest regulations as a result of the requirement to use the federal form and because EPA also revised various regulations relating to the manifest (e.g., rules concerning manifest discrepancies and rejected shipments). Texas'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. Texas has additional state requirements concerning manifest exemptions and exception reports. Generators, transporters, and hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) must continue to use a hazardous waste manifest for shipments of ...


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