Solid & Hazardous Waste

Staff
Electronic Document Submittal

In response to the Governor's request to limit contact and the move toward most WDEQ staff working remotely for the near future, the Solid and Hazardous Waste Division (SHWD) have made electronic document submittal available. This includes work plans, reports, general correspondence and Solid Waste permit applications. Electronic submittal forms are now available for SHWD programs. Please choose the appropriate form from the list of links below to upload documents. If submitted electronically, no hardcopy is required to be submitted unless you are contacted by SHWD staff with a request to submit the hard copy. Please note that SHWD is unable to accept comments on documents in public notice via these forms. Please refer to the public notice for instructions on how to submit comments.   

Hazardous Waste, Voluntary Remediation, Orphan Site Programs 
 https://bit.ly/WDEQ-SHWD-HW-VRP-upload  

Solid Waste Permitting & Corrective Action Program                      
Enforcement Actions

The DEQ undertakes enforcement actions to preserve safe environmental conditions throughout Wyoming. 

This page contains information on the enforcement actions that the Solid and Hazardous Waste Division may undertake, as well as a record of enforcement actions that have been undertaken by SHWD.

Proposed Rules and Regulations

This page contains any proposed Rules or Regulations that are currently under development within the Solid and Hazardous Waste Division. 

Hazardous Waste Rules, Chapter 1

The Hazardous Waste Permitting and Corrective Action Program will present revisions to Hazardous Waste Rules, Chapter 1, General Provisions, to the Environmental Quality Council at a public hearing scheduled on November 16, 2021. Additional information is available https://eqc.wyo.gov/Public/Dockets.aspx.

Rules and Regulations

All official Wyoming State Rules and Regulations are kept at the Wyoming Secretary of State's Office. Click here to view all current Rules and Regulations. 

The Solid & Hazardous Waste Division (SHWD) protects the health and environment of Wyoming’s current and future residents by ensuring proper management of solid and hazardous waste. The Division additionally promotes reuse of materials for a sustainable future.

The SHWD encompasses the following (you may navigate to each by clicking on the tabs on the left-hand side of this page):

  • Hazardous Waste Permitting & Corrective Actions
  • Inspection & Compliance
  • Orphan Sites
  • Solid Waste
  • Storage Tank
  • Voluntary Remediation Program

You will find updated information, forms, studies, and other content pertaining to SHWD. We are here to provide regulatory assistance and guidance to state-regulated entities. 

If you have a question about waste disposal, obtaining a hazardous waste permit or learning about regulations that govern underground storage tanks, we can help you understand the state’s rules that protect our land, water and air.