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Generator Improvements Rule Update June 2019

Jun24
By: Stericycle

With South Carolina and Wyoming rules coming into effect, the list of states is getting increasingly small who are 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, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming

Anticipated Rulemaking in 2019

Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont and Wisconsin

Not Yet Determined

Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Washington, D.C.

Ohio has published the draft of their rule and are in stakeholder review. South Dakota has set the comments date for July 15 with the public hearing July 18. Indiana and Wisconsin will have their second public comments period this summer.

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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