SW 06, 10, 20: Operate an Existing Facility

Before it can begin operating, a new or expanded solid waste management facility needs to obtain this authorization from MassDEP.

MassDEP Regional Solid Waste Section Chiefs

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MassDEP Regional Offices Find Your Region 
Central Region: Jim McQuade, 508-767-2759 james.mcquade@state.ma.us 
Northeast Region: Mark Fairbrother, 978-694-3298 mark.fairbrother@state.ma.us 
Southest Region: Mark Dakers, 508-946-2847 mark.dakers@state.ma.us 
Western Region: Dan Hall, 413-755-2212 daniel.hall@state.ma.us 

The Details

How to apply

See details below.

Next steps

  1. Review the Instructions

    Guidance on how to prepare your application, including a completeness checklist.

  2. Complete the Application Form

    You may fill out and save the Microsoft Word form on your computer. The PDF version has to be printed out and completed by hand.

  3. Obtain a Transmittal Form & Number

    A unique Transmittal Number is needed for each application you submit to MassDEP.

  4. Look Up the Application Fee

  5. Mail Your Application & Fee Payment

    Submit your application fee payment and a copy of your Transmittal Form to:

    Department of Environmental Protection
    P. O. Box 4062
    Boston, MA 02211

    Submit your completed, signed application and your original Transmittal Form to:

    MassDEP Regional Office
    Attention: Solid Waste Management

Contact

Online

MassDEP Regional Offices Find Your Region 
Central Region: Jim McQuade, 508-767-2759 james.mcquade@state.ma.us 
Northeast Region: Mark Fairbrother, 978-694-3298 mark.fairbrother@state.ma.us 
Southest Region: Mark Dakers, 508-946-2847 mark.dakers@state.ma.us 
Western Region: Dan Hall, 413-755-2212 daniel.hall@state.ma.us 

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