Colorado TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Colorado TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit laws and rules: Colorado State Hazardous Waste Siting Act, Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS) 25-15-200.1 to 25-15-219 and regulations at 6 Code of Colorado Regulations (CCR) 1007-3 Sections 100.10 to 100.64 and Appendix I

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TSDF location standards: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.18 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 265.18 (interim status)

Disposal facility Certificate of Designation (CD) requirements: CRS 25-15-200.1 to 25-15-220

Remedial action plans: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 100.27

Permitting process:

Public hearings: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 100.11

Location standards: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 264.18

TSDF CDs: CRS 25-15-201 to 25-15-219

Facility fees:

TSDF classifications: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 100.30(b)

Permit application fees: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 100.32

Annual permit fees: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 100.31 and 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 6.04

Post-closure fee: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 100.31(b)(4)

Local disposal facility fee: CRS 25-15-214

Permit modification fees: 6 CCR 1007-3 Section 100.32(c)

Regulatory Agency

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Office of Environment Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division Hazardous Waste Program Permitting Unit

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Although Colorado's permit application and permit modification requirements for hazardous waste TSDFs parallel the federal treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit rules, the state has not adopted the federal standardized permit provisions. Colorado has several additional, as well as more stringent, TSDF ...

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