hazardous waste

Hazardous Waste Facility Closure

A large quantity generator (LQG) who no longer generates or manages hazardous waste at a site must close the site in a manner that:

Hazardous Waste Training Requirements

SQGs must: ensure that each employee is thoroughly familiar with evacuation signals and routes, and proper waste handling and emergency procedures relevant to their responsibilities during normal facility operations as well as emergencies.

LQGs must maintain a training program for facility personnel as described below:

Permit Prerequisites

A Certificate of Need is required of any person proposing to begin site preparation for, or construction of, a hazardous waste treatment or disposal facility in Vermont. The requirements for a Certificate of Need are found in Section 7-504(b) of Subchapter 5 of the Vermont Hazardous Waste Management Regulations (VHWMR) and 10 V.S.A. 6606a. The fee for a certificate of need is $7,500.00.

Generator Fees

The Hazardous Waste Generator Registration Fee is an annual fee and registration requirement for all generators of hazardous waste. Act 15, 10 VSA Section 6608(f) states:
All generators of regulated hazardous waste, shall register with the secretary and pay an annual fee specified in section 2822 of Title 3.

Generator Category

Anyone who generates non-household hazardous waste, must determine their generator category. A generator's category is based on the amount of hazardous waste generated each month and may change from month to month. This section sets forth procedures to determine whether a generator is a very small quantity generator, a small quantity generator, or a large quantity generator for a particular month.

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