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Where is the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule in Effect?

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On November 28, 2016, EPA issued a rule that finalizes a much-needed update to the hazardous waste generator regulations to make the rules easier to understand, facilitate better compliance, provide greater flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed and close important gaps in the regulations. This map shows the states where the Generator Improvements final rule is in effect.

US map showing waste improvement rules in each state

Last updated on May 30, 2017

Links to Generator Improvements State Regulations

Note: In the event that a link to state regulations is not found or available, search for the state environmental regulatory program's website in our list of hazardous waste programs Web page. You may need to search within the state website to find more information about the generator improvements final rule. The state links below all Exit EPA.

State or Territory Link to State Regulations Adopted the Rule Authorized for the Rule
Federal Tribes (uses Federal Regulations) Administered by appropriate EPA Region
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
Delaware   No No
District of Columbia   No No
Florida   No No
Georgia Regulations (1 pp, 212 K, About PDF) Yes No
Guam   No No
Hawaii   No No
Idaho   No No
Illinois   No No
Indiana   No No
Iowa (uses Federal Regulations) Administered by EPA Region 7
Kansas   No No
Kentucky   No No
Louisiana   No No
Maine   No No
Maryland   No No
Massachusetts   No No
Michigan   No No
Minnesota    No No
Mississippi   No No
Missouri   No No
Montana   No No
Nebraska   No No
Nevada   No No
New Hampshire   No No
New Jersey   Yes No
New Mexico    No No
New York   No No
North Carolina   No No
North Dakota    No No
Northern Mariana Islands (uses Federal Regulations) Administered by EPA Region 9
Ohio    No No
Oklahoma   No No
Oregon   No No
Pennsylvania    Yes No
Puerto Rico (uses Federal Regulations) No No
Rhode Island   No No
South Carolina    No No
South Dakota   No No
Tennessee    No No
Texas    No No
U.S. Virgin Islands (uses Federal Regulations) Administered by EPA Region 2
Utah Regulations (241 pp, 1,895 K, About PDF) Yes No
Vermont    No No
Virginia   No No
Washington   No No
West Virginia   No No
Wisconsin    No No
Wyoming    No No

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