Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule Progresses into Post Comment Period for Washington D.C. and Montana
The Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule, implemented by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, amends hazardous waste regulations by allowing for flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed and categorized.
This rule has been adopted state-by-state, making it crucial for hazardous waste generators to be in the know, to remain compliant. Clean Earth provides updates on the progress of this rule in different states, monthly:
Anticipated Rulemaking by July 1, 2022
- Montana: The rule is in the post public comment period (adopting by reference.) The public meeting was held February 9, 2022. The rule is to go into effect May 2022.
- Washington, D.C.: The rule is in the post public comment period (adopting by reference). The comment period was extended to March 7, 2022. The rule is to go into effect late March or early April 2022.
Not Yet Determined
- California: The rulemaking is under Legislative Review, Section 100 Rule, for mandatory portions of rulemaking only. The revised resubmittal occurring on January 4th, 2022, has been withdrawn to evaluate if Section 100 Rule is still applicable.
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