West Virginia TSDF Responsibilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

West Virginia TSDF Responsibilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) management rules: West Virginia Regulations (WV Reg.) 33-20-7 and WV Reg. 33-20-8 (interim status)

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TSDF permit laws and rules: West Virginia Hazardous Waste Management Act, West Virginia Code 22-18-8, WV Reg. 33-20-11, WV Reg. 33-20-12, and WV Reg. 33-20-16

TSDF fees: WV Reg. 33-20 Table 1, WV Reg. 33-20-11.3, WV Reg. 33-21-3, and WV Reg. 47-55-3.5

Notation on deed or lease: WV Reg. 33-20-12

Air emissions standards: WV Reg. 33-20-7.7, WV Reg. 33-20-8.5, WV Reg. 45-25-3.2, WV Reg. 45-25 Table 25-A(7), WV Reg. 45-25 Table 25-A(9), and WV Reg. 45-25 Table 25-A(11)

Regulatory Agency

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

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. West Virginia's rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) include the federal rules and some more stringent state requirements for TSDF permits, fees, deed disclosure, and groundwater monitoring and protection.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Division of Water and Waste Management administers and enforces the hazardous waste TSDF requirements in West Virginia.

State Requirements


Hazardous waste facility owners and operators in West Virginia are subject to several additional state permit application conditions not included in the federal rules, including the requirement for a certificate of site approval for commercial hazardous waste facilities. The state's more stringent permit ...

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