Solid Waste Management Act (Pennsylvania)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Pennsylvania|
|Name||Solid Waste Management Act (Pennsylvania)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Program Administrator||Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection|
This Act provides for the planning and regulation of solid waste storage, collection, transportation, processing, treatment, and disposal. It requires that municipalities submit plans for municipal waste management systems in their jurisdictions to the Department of Environmental Protection. It provides for the Department to regulate the management of municipal, residual and hazardous waste, and requires permits for operating hazardous waste and solid waste storage, processing, treatment, and disposal facilities. Licenses are also required for transportation of hazardous waste.
|Contact Name||Steve Socash|
|Department||Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Quality|
|Division||Bureau of Waste Management, Division of Municipal and Residual Waste|
|Address||14th Floor Rachel Carson State Office Building|
|Address 2||PO Box 8472|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Solid Waste Management Act f Jul. 7, 1980, P.L. 380, No. 97|