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Comment Period

Chapter 173-303 Dangerous Waste Regulations

Informal public comment period

Nov. 22, 2019 - Dec. 23, 2019, 12 a.m.

Informal public comment period for dangerous waste regulations amendments.

We plan to amend specific sections of the dangerous waste regulations to incorporate new federal hazardous waste rules, including but not limited to:

  1. Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals and Amendments to the P075 Listing for Nicotine.
  2. Safe Management of Recalled Airbags.
  3. Hazardous Waste Management System: User Fees for the Electronic Hazardous Waste Manifest System and Amendments to Manifest Regulations.

State-initiated amendments will also include:

  1. Corrections and clarifications to the Generator Improvements rule and other dangerous waste rules adopted January 28, 2019. 
  2. Updating Biological Testing Methods for the Designation of Dangerous Waste publication 80-12.
  3. Other clarifications and corrections as necessary.

These amendments will improve management of pharmaceutical wastes, recalled airbags and hazardous waste shipments on electronic manifests.

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Robert Rieck
Regulatory Development Specialist

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