Hazardous Waste

North Dakota

Comparison of State and Federal Hazardous Waste Rules

General Summary (find a description of Federal Rules here).

    North Dakota follows the federal rules for hazardous waste management.

1. Do I need an EPA ID number to handle hazardous wastes in North Dakota?


Main Hazardous Waste Page: State Hazardous Waste Management Information

Permits and Associated Guidance Documents: Hazardous Waste Permits

2. How do I determine my generator status?

    North Dakota follows the federal rules for defining generator status.

3. How can I tell if the waste materials I handle are considered hazardous wastes?

    North Dakota follows the federal rules for defining hazardous wastes.

4. How long can I store hazardous wastes on site?

    North Dakota follows the federal rules for storing hazardous wastes.

5. Who can transport and receive the wastes I ship off site?

    North Dakota follows the federal rules for shipping hazardous wastes to a TSD.

6. What records do I have to keep?

    North Dakota follows the federal rules for recordkeeping.

7. Do I have to file reports?

    North Dakota follows the federal rules for reporting.

8. What training requirements do I have to meet?

    North Dakota 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 North Dakota these differences include:

    Additional Wastes:
    North Dakota does not have any state-specific waste codes.

    Exemptions: None.

    Distribution:
    Large quantity generators must submit a copy of the signed manifest within 21 days of the date: 1. When first signed by the generator and transporter; and 2. As signed by and received from the designated facility or alternate facility. Small quantity generators and conditionally exempt small quantity generators are not required to submit manifest copies. The manifest copies should be sent to: North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Waste Management, 918 East Divide Avenue, Floor 3, Bismarck, ND 58501-1947

    Reporting: None.

    Recordkeeping: None.

    Other Notes, Comments:: None.

10. What are some other differences between federal and state rules?

    None found.

11. Contacts

  • Curt Erickson, Manager, Hazardous Waste Program, (701) 328-5166, cerickso@nd.gov