Massachusetts TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Massachusetts TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) license law and rules: Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Act, Massachusetts General Laws (MGL) Chapter 21C, Section 7; Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Act, MGL Chapter 21D; Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA), MGL Chapter 30, Sections 61 to 62H; and regulations at 310 Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR) 30.800 to 30.890 and 310 CMR 4.01 to 4.10

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Permit processing procedures: 310 CMR 4.01 to 4.10 and 310 CMR 30.830 to 30.840

License modifications: 310 CMR 30.851 and 310 CMR 30.852

License denial, suspension, or revocation: 310 CMR 30.853 and 310 CMR 30.854

License application process and conditions:

Underground injection well prohibition: 310 CMR 27.04

Application information: 310 CMR 30.802, 310 CMR 30.803, and 310 CMR 30.880

TSDF location standards: 310 CMR 30.700 to 30.705

Public notice and comment: 310 CMR 30.837

License conditions: 310 CMR 30.822 and 310 CMR 30.825 to 30.829

Transfer of license: 310 CMR 30.828

Preoperation inspections: 310 CMR 30.840

Fees: 310 CMR 4.01 to 310 CMR 4.10

License application fee: 310 CMR 4.04 and 310 CMR 4.10, Appendix (3)(l)

License modification fee: 310 CMR 4.04; 310 CMR 4.05; 310 CMR 4.10, Appendix (3)(m); 310 CMR 4.10, Appendix (3)(n), and 310 CMR 4.10, Appendix (3)(o)

Annual facility fees: 310 CMR 4.03 and 310 CMR 4.05(4)

Regulatory Agency

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Bureau of Waste Prevention Business Compliance Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Unlike the federal rules, Massachusetts's ...


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