Arizona Used Oil Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arizona Used Oil Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Used Oil Act, Arizona Revised Statutes (AZ Rev. Stat.), Title 49, Chapter 4, Article 7, 49-801 to 49-818.

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Used oil management rules: AZ Rev. Stat 49-802(A)

Definition of used oil: AZ Rev. Stat 49-801(3)

Used oil collection centers: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-802(C)(1)

Household do-it-yourselfer (DIYer) used oil generators: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-802(C)(6)

Reports and certification:

Annual reports: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-802(C)(4)

Quarterly reports: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-802(C)(3)

Certification: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-802(C)(2) and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-810(C)

Labeling on-specification tanks: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-802(C)(5)

ADEQ tests and inspections: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-802(C)(5) and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-817

Prohibited activities: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-803

Regulatory Agency

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona has adopted the federal used oil recycling standards and added several requirements that make its used oil management rules more stringent than the federal rules. The additional state requirements are in connection with the definition of used oil; registration of collection centers; household "do-it-yourselfer" (DIYer) used oil generators; quarterly reports; annual reports; certification of used oil burned for energy recovery; labeling tanks holding on-specification used oil; inspections and used oil testing by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ); prohibited used oil activities; and civil penalties. Unlike other states, Arizona sets forth its used oil management requirements in its statutes rather than in its ...


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