Toxics & Chemicals Laws & Rules | MassDEP

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Learn more about state and federal toxic and chemical management statutes, the MassDEP regulations and standards implementing them, and policy and guidance documents detailing how to comply.

Toxics & Chemicals Laws

Federal

Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (U.S. Code Title 42, Chapter 116)

Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (U.S. Code Title 42, Chapter 82, Sections 6901 et seq.)

State

M.G.L. Chapter 21C: Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Act

M.G.L. Chapter 21D: Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Act

M.G.L. Chapter 21E: Massachusetts Oil & Hazardous Material Release Prevention & Response Act

M.G.L. Chapter 21H: Solid Waste Facilities

M.G.L. Chapter 21I: Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA)

M.G.L. Chapter 21O: Operation & Removal of Underground Storage Tanks

MassDEP Regulations

Toxics & Chemicals Management

301 CMR 40.00: Toxics Use Fees

301 CMR 41.00: Toxic or Hazardous Substances List

310 CMR 33.00: Employee & Community "Right to Know"

310 CMR 50.00: Toxics Use Reduction

310 CMR 80.00: Underground Storage Tank (UST) Systems

Compliance Certification

310 CMR 70.00: Environmental Results Program (ERP) Certification

310 CMR 73.00: Amalgam Wastewater & Recycling for Dental Facilities

310 CMR 74.00: Removal & Recycling of Mercury-Added Vehicle Components

310 CMR 75.00: Mercury-Added Product Regulations

310 CMR 76.00: Mercury-Added Product Disposal Ban

MassDEP Policies & Guidance

Toxics Use Reduction Act Policies & Guidance

Underground Storage Tank Regulations & Policies

Waste & Recycling Policies & Guidance

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