Governing Law and Regulations
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.
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. ...