Hazardous Waste Management State Program Support

To assist State governments in the development and implementation of an authorized hazardous waste management program for the purpose of controlling the generation, transportation, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous wastes.

Funding Priority - Fiscal Year 2008: Assistance to State governments
in the development and implementation of an authorized hazardous waste management program for the purpose of controlling the generation, transportation, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste.

Funding Priority - Fiscal Year 2009: Assistance to State governments in the development and implementation of an authorized hazardous waste management program for the purpose of controlling the generation, transportation, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

State projects to develop a hazardous waste program designed to meet the substantive and procedural requirements of an "authorized" program.

(Section 3006).

Specific types of activities conducted by states include (1) issuance of hazardous waste management permits, (2) oversight of corrective action at hazardous waste management facilities, (3) inspections of hazardous waste management facilities, (4) inspections of hazardous waste generators, and (5) waste minimization activities.


Agency - Environmental Protection Agency

The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

Office - State agencies are encouraged to communicate with the appropriate EPA Regional Administrator listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.



Program Accomplishments

In fiscal years 2007 and 2008, States continued to develop and implement programs providing cradle to grave control of hazardous wastes (under Section 3011).

Uses and Use Restrictions

Under Section 3011, funds may be used for development and implementation of authorized State hazardous waste programs.