Solid Waste Management Act (West Virginia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place West Virginia


Name Solid Waste Management Act (West Virginia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


In addition to establishing a comprehensive program of controlling all phases of solid waste management and assigning responsibilities for solid waste management to the Secretary of Department of Environmental Protection, the Act also contains a special provision for wood waste. Specifically, this section allows for the combustion of wood waste without a solid waste facility permit and allows facilities to use wood waste as an alternative fuel.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Yogesh Patel
Department Department of Environmental Protection
Division Water and Waste Management
Address 601 57Th St., SE

Place Charleston, West Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 25304
Phone 304-926-0499 Ext. 1295

Email Yogesh.P.Patel@Wv.Gov

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

Authority 1: 22 CSR 15

Authority 2: §22-15-3