North Carolina Universal Wastes regulations & environmental compliance analysis

North Carolina Universal Wastes: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Universal waste management standards: 15A North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 13A.0119

Regulatory Agency
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North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Section

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. North Carolina adopts by reference the federal regulations for the management of universal wastes, including aerosol cans, with some language substitutions to reference applicable North Carolina, rather than federal, citations in connection with the provisions concerning petitions to include additional wastes as universal wastes in North Carolina.

Administration and enforcement. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Division of Waste Management administers and enforces the universal waste requirements in North Carolina.


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