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Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Colorado's regulations for medical waste include comprehensive requirements for medical waste generators, transporters, storage facilities, treatment facilities, and disposal facilities. The disposal of household medical waste is exempt from the state's medical waste rules.
Hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators (HMIWIs) are regulated by the federal New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) for new HMIWIs. Existing ...