Missouri Universal Wastes regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Missouri Universal Wastes: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Universal waste rule: 10 Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) 25-16.273

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Transporters: 10 CSR 25-16.273(2)(D) and 40 CFR 263.30(c)(2)

Destination facilities: 10 CSR 25-16.273(2)(E)

Pesticides: 10 CSR 25-16.273(2)(B) and 10 CSR 25-16.273(2)(C)

Definitions: 10 CSR 25-16.273(2)(A)9.B

Small quantity handlers of universal waste (SQHUWs) and large quantity handlers of universal waste (LQHUWs): 10 CSR 25-16.273(2)(B) and 10 CSR 25-16.273(2)(C)

Transporters: 10 CSR 25-16.273(2)(D)2

Mercury-containing equipment (MCE) and lamp LQHUWs: 10 CSR 25-16.273(2)(C)

Regulatory Agency

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Missouri has incorporated by reference the federal regulations for universal wastes and has added notification requirements for transporters in case of a discharge. Missouri also requires destination facilities that are also treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) to separate their universal waste from their hazardous waste. In addition, the state more stringently regulates pesticides as well as large quantity handlers of universal waste (LQHUWs) that handle mercury-containing equipment (MCE) and lamps.

Administration and enforcement. The Division of Environmental Quality of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) administers and enforces the universal waste rules in Missouri.

State Requirements

TRANSPORTERS

10 CSR 25-16.273(2)(D) and 40 CFR 263.30(c)(2)

In the event of a discharge of universal waste during transport, the transporter must ...


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