Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit requirements: 40 CFR 270 and 40 CFR 124
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Iowa site license: Code of Iowa (IA Code) 455B.441 to 455B.455
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification (ID) number fee: IA Code 455B.424(5)
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The federal permit rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) are in effect in Iowa. In addition, the state requires TSDFs to have a state license before constructing a TSDF and requires owners and operators of permitted facilities to pay various fees.
• Administration and enforcement. EPA's Region 7 office enforces the TSDF permit rules in Iowa, with the exception of the rules concerning facility location, license, and fees, which are enforced by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enforces the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act hazardous waste management requirements because the state has not had EPA authorization to implement its own hazardous waste management program since 1985. Iowa has no plans to apply for EPA authorization in the near future.
EPA ID Number Fee
IA Code 455B.424(5)
Owners and operators of TSDFs must pay an annual fee of $25 in connection with their EPA ID number. The fee is due each April 15 ...