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Region 10: the Pacific Northwest
Serving the people of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Native Tribes
RCRA permits are required for facilities that treat, store, or dispose of hazardous wastes. Oregon, Washington and Idaho are authorized to administer parts of the RCRA permit program in their respective states. EPA administers the RCRA program in Alaska.
To receive RCRA program authorization, state requirements must be at least as strict as the federal requirements. EPA is also responsible for issuing RCRA permits for treatment, storage and disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and permits on Tribal lands.