Solid Waste Management Act (Oklahoma)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Oklahoma


Applies to States or Provinces Oklahoma
Name Solid Waste Management Act (Oklahoma)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/Index.asp?ftdb=STOKSTA9&level=5
Applicable Jurisdiction Title 27A, Chapter 2, Article X


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.deq.state.ok.us/lpdnew/swindex.html


Summary

This Act establishes rules for the permitting, posting of security, construction, operation, closure, maintenance and remediation of solid waste disposal sites; disposal of solid waste in ways that are environmentally safe and sanitary, as well as economically feasible; submission of laboratory reports or analyses performed by certified laboratories for the purposes of compliance monitoring and testing and for other purposes required for the regulation of sludge, transportation of solid waste and permit requirements. No person shall dispose of solid waste at any site or facility other than a site or facility for which a permit for solid or hazardous waste disposal has been issued by the Department of Environmental Quality. No person shall own or operate a site or facility at which solid waste is disposed other than a site or facility for which a permit for solid or hazardous waste disposal has been issued by the Department. No person shall knowingly transport solid waste to an unpermitted site or facility. In addition to any permit required, a solid waste permit shall be required for the beneficial use, transport, disposal and storage of sludge not subject to the direct jurisdiction of a state environmental agency.


Policy Contact

Contact Name Scott Thompson
Department Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
Division Land Protection Division
Address PO Box 1677
Place Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Zip/Postal Code 73101-1677
Phone 405-702-5100
Fax 405-702-5101
Website http://www.deq.state.ok.us/lpdnew/swindex.html


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

Authority 1: Title 27A, Chapter 2, Article X
Date Effective 1993

















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