Regulation  310 CMR 30.000: Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Regulations

Comprehensive regulations addressing the generation, storage, collection, transport, treatment, disposal, use, reuse and recycling of hazardous waste in Massachusetts, including dredged material.

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Current Regulations

These regulations were last amended in May 2024.

310 CMR 30.000: Hazardous Waste Regulations

Note: This is an unofficial version of Commonwealth regulations and is posted here for the convenience of the public. It is not an official statement of the regulations.

Proposed Amendments & Public Comment

January 2023 (Closed for comment on February 17, 2023)

MassDEP is proposing amend 310 CMR 30.000 Hazardous Waste Regulations to include exemptions for nicotine-containing smoking cessation products and airbag wastes, the federal e-manifest rule, and requirements for aerosol cans managed under the universal waste rule. MassDEP also is proposing to adopt U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules related to confidentiality determinations for hazardous waste export and import documents, expanded public participation for licensed hazardous waste facilities, and technical revisions to wood preservative listings. Also proposed are minor revisions to existing requirements related to obtaining EPA identification numbers, the academic labs rule, and waste oil generator status calculations.

Public Notice: English | Español | Português | Kreyòl Ayisyenភាសាខ្មែរ中文
Virtual Public Hearings: January 30 & 31, 2023 and February 1, 2 & 3, 2023
Public Comment: Ends February 17, 2023

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