Arizona TSDF Responsibilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arizona TSDF Responsibilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) management rules: Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-8-264 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-265 (interim status)

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TSDF permit rules and fees: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-270 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-271

Annual registration: Arizona Revised Statutes (AZ Rev. Stat.) 49-929

Fees: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-270 and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-929 to 49-932

Release notification: AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-264(G)

Pollution prevention (P2) requirements: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-961 to 49-973

Regulatory Agency

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona's rules for hazardous waste TSDFs include the federal rules and some more stringent state requirements. The state's more stringent rules cover facility registration, fees, permits, release notification, closure, annual reports, manifests, containment systems for hazardous waste underground storage or treatment tanks, disposal in landfills, and P2 requirements.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Waste Programs Division administers and enforces Arizona's hazardous waste TSDF requirements.

State Requirements


AZ Rev. Stat. 49-929

All Arizona TSDFs, except hazardous waste resource recovery facilities as defined in AZ Rev. Stat. 49-930, are required to register annually with ADEQ. Registration is valid for 1 year from the date of registration. TSDFs pay a $1,500 registration fee plus $2 per ton of hazardous waste received during the preceding calendar year for treatment, ...

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