Hazardous Waste Compliance Program Review
This Hazardous Waste Compliance Program Review is a comprehensive look at the EPA Region 10, Idaho, Oregon and Washington state environmental agencies’ compliance and enforcement performance
for three years starting October 1, 1999.
There are eight evaluation areas in the scope of this review, with the primary focus on these three areas:
We identified some issues common throughout the region as well as issues specific to each state program (EPA Region 10 implements the program in Alaska).
Documents related to the Compliance Program Review may be found below.
- Timely and appropriate response to significant violations;
- Accurate record keeping and reporting, including tracking significant noncompliers;
- Clear and enforceable requirements in enforcement orders.
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Hazardous Waste Compliance Program Review Program Evaluation Report for Federal Fiscal Years 2000, 2001, 2002 (PDF, 864 Kb, 50 pgs.)
Appendix A - Scope, Criteria, Process & Facility Selection (PDF, 53 Kb, 9 pgs.)
Appendix B - EPA RCRA Enforcement Response and Civil Penalty Policies
Appendix C - State Comments on Draft Report
Appendix D - Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System Data for Files Reviewed
Washington - Central Regional Office (CRO) (PDF, 47 Kb, 15 pgs.)
Washington - Eastern Regional Office (ERO) (PDF, 74 Kb, 28 pgs.)
Washington - Industrial (PDF, 14 KB, 3 pgs.)
Washington - Northwest Regional Office (NWRO) (PDF, 124 KB, 42 pgs.)
Washington - Nuclear (PDF, 41 Kb, 17 pgs.)
Washington - Southwest Regional Office (SWRO) (PDF, 150 Kb, 59 pgs.)
Appendix E - State Metric Comparisons (PDF, 30 Kb, 9 pages)