Solid Waste Facilities Regulations (Massachusetts)

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Place Massachusetts


Name Solid Waste Facilities Regulations (Massachusetts)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


This chapter of the Massachusetts General Laws governs the operation of solid waste facilities. It seeks to encourage sustainable waste management practices and to mitigate adverse effects, such as mercury release, from solid waste disposal. Included are regulations pertaining to combustion of waste. Regulations pertaining to this chapter can be found in 310 CMR 16.00 (site assignment) and 19.00 (facility regulations).

Policy Contact

Contact Name James Doucett
Department Department of Environmental Protection
Division Waste and Recycling
Address One Winter Street, Boston, MA, 02108

Phone 617-292-5868


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 21H

Authority 2: 310 CMR 16.00

Authority 3: 310 CMR 19.00