Comparison of State and Federal Hazardous Waste Rules
General Summary (find a description of Federal Rules here).
Hawaii follows the federal rules for hazardous waste management.
1. Do I need an EPA ID number to handle hazardous wastes
2. How do I determine my generator status?
Hawaii follows the federal rules for defining generator status.
3. How can I tell if the waste materials I handle are considered
Hawaii follows the federal rules for defining hazardous wastes.
4. How long can I store hazardous wastes on site?
Hawaii follows the federal rules for storing hazardous wastes.
5. Who can transport and receive the wastes I ship off site?
Hawaii Follows the federal rules for shipping hazardous wastes to a TSD.
6. What records do I have to keep?
Hawaii follows the federal rules for recordkeeping.
7. Do I have to file reports?
Hawaii follows the federal rules for reporting.
8. What training requirements do I have to meet?
Hawaii follows the federal rules for training.
9. What differences between states may exist with regard to use of the the new standardized manifest form?
As of September 5, 2006, the new standardized manifest form (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A) must be used in every state to track hazardous waste shipments. There will be no state variations of the new federal form and states may not require information to be included on the form that is in addition to that required by federal rules. That said, some differences between states may exist with regard to use of the form. For Hawaii these differences include:
Additional Wastes: None.
Other Notes, Comments:: None.
10. What are some other differences between federal and state
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