Governing Law and Regulations
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Water and Waste Management
DEP Division of Land Restoration
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3 Land and Chemicals Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. West Virginia regulates polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) under the federal rules, which are described in the national section PCB MANAGEMENT.
• Administration and enforcement. The DEP and EPA Region 3 jointly administer and enforce the state's rules for disposal and storage of PCBs in West Virginia.