West Virginia TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

West Virginia TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit laws and rules: West Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Act, West Virginia Code (WV Code) 22-18-8, West Virginia Regulations (WV Reg.) 33-20-11, WV Reg. 33-20-12, and WV Reg. 33-20-16

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Notation on property deed: WV Reg. 33-20-12

Permit application process:

Confidentiality of information: WV Reg. 33-20-11.18 and WV Reg. 33-20-11.19

Part B process vent information: WV Reg. 33-20-11.20

Commercial hazardous waste management facility certificate of site approval rules: WV Reg. 57-1-1 to 57-1 Appendix III


Permit application fees: WV Reg. 33-20 Table 1 and WV Reg. 33-20-11.3

Permit modification fees: WV Reg. 33-20 Table 1

Closure and post-closure fees: WV Reg. 33-20 Table 1

Certificate of site approval fee: WV Reg. 33-21-3

Groundwater Protection Act fee: WV Reg. 47-55-3.5

Hazardous waste management fund fee: WV Code 22-18-22 and WV Reg. 33-24-1 to 33-24-5

Regulatory Agency

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Water and Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management Program Hazardous Waste Management Permitting Unit

DEP West Virginia Commercial Hazardous Waste Management Siting Board (Board)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. West Virginia has adopted by reference the federal permit rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), including the provisions for standardized permits and remedial action plans. The state has added its own additional and stringent requirements in connection with: notification of the facility's deed, permit ...

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