Oklahoma TSDF Responsibilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Oklahoma TSDF Responsibilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) management rules: Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 252:205-3-2(f); OAC 252:205-9-1 to 205-9-6; and OAC 252:205-3-2(g) (interim status)

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TSDF permit rules: OAC 252:205-3-2(a), OAC 252:205-3-2(i), OAC 252:205-3-2(k), OAC 252:205-11-1 to 205-11-3, OAC 252:205-9-3, and OAC 252:205-9-4

TSDF fees: OAC 252:205-21-4, OAC 252:205 Appendix B, and OAC 252:205 Appendix C

Health and environmental protection standards: OAC 252:205-9-1

Monthly reports: OAC 252:205-9-2

Receipt of hazardous waste:

Hazardous waste analyses: OAC 252:205-9-6(a)

Nonhazardous waste analyses: OAC 252:205-9-6(b)

Regulatory Agency

Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Land Protection Division Hazardous Waste Compliance and Inspection Section

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Oklahoma's rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) incorporate by reference most of the federal rules and add some stricter state requirements. The state rules cover: facility fees, permit rules, health and environmental protection standards, monthly reports, receipt of waste, contingency plans, and container and tank recyclers.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Land Protection Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste TSDF management requirements in Oklahoma.

State Requirements

TSDF PERMIT RULES AND FEES

Hazardous waste facility owners and operators in Oklahoma are subject to additional state requirements in connection with the permitting process, permit conditions, and on-site inspectors. ...


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