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Where is the Solvent-Contaminated Wipes Final Rule in Effect?

This map shows the states where the Solvent-Contaminated Wipes final rule is in effect.

map Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Washington, DC Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachussets Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Puerto Rico Vrigin Islands American Samoa Norhthern Mariana Islands Guam

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Links to Solvent-Contaminated Wipe State Regulations

Note: In the event that a link to state regulations is not found or available, a link to the state’s environmental regulatory program is provided. You may need to search within the state site. These state links exit EPA. Exit EPA

State Environmental Program Link to State Regulations Adopted the Rule Authorized for the Rule
Alabama   No No
Alaska (uses Federal Regulations) Administered by EPA Region 10
American Samoa (uses Federal Regulations) Administered by EPA Region 9
Arizona   No No
Arkansas   No No
California No No
Colorado   No No
Connecticut   No No
State Environmental Program Link to State Regulations Adopted the Rule Authorized for the Rule
Delaware   No No
District of Columbia   No No
Florida Regulations Yes No
Georgia   No No
Guam   No No
Hawaii   No No
Idaho No No
Illinois Yes No
State Environmental Program Link to State Regulations Adopted the Rule Authorized for the Rule
Indiana   No No
Iowa (uses Federal Regulations) Administered by EPA Region 7
Kansas   No No
Kentucky   No No
Louisiana Regulations Yes No
Maine   No No
Maryland   No No
State Environmental Program Link to State Regulations Adopted the Rule Authorized for the Rule
Massachusetts   No No
Michigan   No No
Minnesota   No No
Mississippi Regulations Yes No
Missouri   No No
Montana Regulations Yes No
Nebraska   No No
State Environmental Program Link to State Regulations Adopted the Rule Authorized for the Rule
Nevada   No No
New Hampshire   No No
New Jersey Regulations Yes No
New Mexico   No No
New York   No No
North Carolina Regulations Yes No
North Dakota   No No
Northern Mariana Islands (uses Federal Regulations) Administered by EPA Region 9
State Environmental Program Link to State Regulations Adopted the Rule Authorized for the Rule
Ohio   No No
Oklahoma   No No
Oregon   No No
Pennsylvania Regulations Yes No
Puerto Rico (uses Federal Regulations and Puerto Rico Regulations) No No
Rhode Island Regulations Yes (reusables only) No
South Carolina   No No
South Dakota   No No
State Environmental Program Link to State Regulations Adopted the Rule Authorized for the Rule
Tennessee   No No
Texas   No No
U.S. Virgin Islands (uses Federal Regulations) Administered by EPA Region 2
Utah   Yes No
Vermont   No No
Virginia Regulations Yes No
Washington   No No
West Virginia   No No
Wisconsin   No No
Wyoming   No No

Why Solvent-Contaminated Wipe Regulations are Different in Some States.

Like in most federal environmental legislation, EPA encourages states to develop and run their own hazardous waste programs as an alternative to direct EPA management.

The 2013 Solvent-Contaminated final rule went into effect immediately in states and territories that are not RCRA-authorized, including Iowa and Alaska.

If you would like to suggest updates to the page, please send your comments to Amanda Kohler (kohler.amanda@epa.gov).

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