Management of Solid Waste (Oklahoma)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Oklahoma|
|Name||Management of Solid Waste (Oklahoma)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Implementing Sector|| State/Province
|Primary Website|| http://www.deq.state.ok.us/lpdnew/swindex.html
|Last Review|| 2014-09-15
The Solid Waste Management Division of the Department of Environmental Quality regulates solid waste disposal or any person who generates, collects, transports, processes, and/or disposes of solid waste and/or waste tires.
The following solid waste disposal facilities require a solid waste permit prior to construction and/or operation: land disposal facilities; solid waste processing facilities, including: transfer stations; solid waste incinerators receiving waste from off-site sources; regulated medical waste processing facilities receiving waste from off-site sources, and that are not shared service facilities; used tire facilities; composting facilities, except yard waste composting facilities; permanently established household hazardous waste collection facilities; and any other type of facility that processes solid waste; facilities used for the storage of solid waste for longer than 10 days; and facilities used for the storage of more than 50 used tires.
|Contact Name||Scott Thompson|
|Department||Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality|
|Division||Land Protection Division|
|Address|| PO Box 1677