Generator Improvements Rule: 28 States Pending Adoption
With Washington’s rule effective last month, 28 states are left pending adoption of the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule.
As states and territories analyze the rule, Stericycle Environmental Solutions continues to monitor the latest activity. Below, we outline the most recent anticipated schedule of states and territories adopting the rule.
States Where the Rule is in Effect
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia
Anticipated Rulemaking in 2019
Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming
Not Yet Determined
Arkansas, California, Maine, Missouri, North Dakota, New York, Texas and Washington, D.C.
Washington state’s effective date was April 28, and Wisconsin’s public comment period closed May 9. Wyoming’s final rules are under executive review.
For more information on the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, visit the EPA’s website for a list of frequently asked questions and answers.
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