Governing Law and Regulations
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) Division of Materials and Waste Management Hazardous Waste Management Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Ohio's rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) include the federal rules and more stringent state requirements. The state's more stringent rules cover: contingency plan notification, groundwater standards, hazardous waste incineration, disposal and treatment fees, containers, surface impoundments, underground injection wells, TSDF permits and fees, interim-status TSDF equipment testing records, and training.
Note: TSDFs are no longer required to file an annual report.
• Administration and enforcement. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency's (OEPA) Division of Materials and Waste Management administers and enforces the TSDF requirements in Ohio.
CONTINGENCY PLAN NOTIFICATION
Ohio's contingency plan requirements for TSDFs are the same as the federal rules, with several additional state requirements for amending the plan and notification in the event that the plan is implemented. See the state section CONTINGENCY PLAN for additional ...