hazardous waste

Safety Kleen Draft Permit

In order to meet the requirements of EPA and State of Vermont Regulations, Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc. is seeking to renew its hazardous waste storage facility permit for its Barre Service Center facility. The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has completed its review of the Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc. application for renewal of its permit, and a copy of the draft permit is now available for public review and comment below. Following a 45-day period for public review and comment and a public hearing on this request for a permit, the DEC will again review the record.

Hazardous Waste Management Regulations

16 December 2016
These regulations are intended to protect public health and the environment by comprehensively regulating the generation, storage, collection, transport, treatment, disposal, use, reuse, and recycling of hazardous waste in Vermont.

Container Management

CEGs, SQGs and LQGs:
All containers holding or storing  or accumulating hazardous waste must be:

  • kept closed except to add or remove waste;
  • placed on an impervious surface, in a structure that shed rain and snow;
  • protected from freezing;
  • in good condition and chemically compatable with the waste therein;

SQGs and LQGs:
Containers in satellite accumulation  (See § 7-310(a) of the Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Regulations) must be:

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