You are here

Solid Waste Management Act (West Virginia)

Eligibility 
Utility
Fed. Government
Commercial
Agricultural
Investor-Owned Utility
State/Provincial Govt
Industrial
Construction
Municipal/Public Utility
Local Government
Residential
Installer/Contractor
Rural Electric Cooperative
Tribal Government
Low-Income Residential
Schools
Retail Supplier
Institutional
Multi-Family Residential
Systems Integrator
Fuel Distributor
Nonprofit
General Public/Consumer
Transportation
Program Info
State 
West Virginia
Program Type 
Siting and Permitting
Provider 
Department of Environmental Protection

In addition to establishing a comprehensive program of controlling all phases of solid waste management and assigning responsibilities for solid waste management to the Secretary of Department of Environmental Protection, the Act also contains a special provision for wood waste. Specifically, this section allows for the combustion of wood waste without a solid waste facility permit and allows facilities to use wood waste as an alternative fuel.