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Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste - Waste Management Program

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The Hazardous Waste Section is responsible for regulating the storage, treatment, transport, and disposal of hazardous waste in the state of South Dakota.  The hazardous waste section also provides technical assistance, conducts inspections, conducts complaint investigations, and assigns generator identification numbers.

From left to right: Water treatment chemicals.  Medical waste treatment facility.  Temporary storage of used oil.

Determining If Your Business Is a Hazardous Waste Generator

To determine whether your business generates hazardous waste, the following regulatory summary is a good starting point:


After reviewing the information, if you have any questions or if your situation does not appear to be addressed, contact the South Dakota Hazardous Waste section by e-mail or by calling (605) 773-3153.  If you wish to read the South Dakota statutes and regulations pertaining to generators of hazardous waste, visit the South Dakota Environmental Permitting and Regulation Guide or read the following: South Dakota Codified Law 34A-11, Administrative Rules of South Dakota 74:28, and 40 CFR Parts 260-279.

Obtaining a Hazardous Waste ID Number


To obtain a hazardous waste ID Number:

Links to Additional Information


Hazardous Waste Generator Lists/Maps

For EPA information about hazardous waste generators and locations go to:

Instructions to populate a list/map using the above website:

  • Scroll down to the "RCRAInfo" section under the "Waste" tab to enter the point of interest in the text box and click on the magnify/search tool.
  • On the new webpage, click on "List and Map Facilities Reporting in This View" box located to the left of the map on this page.
  • This show a map of the hazardous waste generators at the specified location as well as show a list of those generators located below the map.
  • For additional information about these specific hazardous waste generators, click on the orange box on the map that represents a generator or scroll down the list to find the generator of interest and click on "Detailed Report".


Inspections and Enforcement Lists/Maps

For EPA information about hazardous waste inspections and enforcement lists/maps go to:


Meth Labs

For information pertaining to the cleanup of meth labs click on Clandestine Meth Labs.


Lead Paint

Lead-Based Paint Removal and Disposal



For EPA information about cleanup of Mercury in Schools go to:

For EPA information about disposal and cleanup of Mercury spills go to:


School Lab Chemical Cleanup

For an electronic copy of the School Chemical Cleanout Toolkit for Region 8 states go to:


Electronic Waste

A Guide for Businesses in South Dakota:  E-Waste Management

Regulation of Cathode Ray Tubes:

Links to Hazardous Waste Handlers or Recyclers Servicing South Dakota:

Hazardous Waste Contractors
Antifreeze Recyclers
Battery Recyclers
Electronics Recyclers
Mercury and Bulb Recyclers
Transporters/Marketers of Used Oil and Oil Filters

PCB Services


If you have additional questions pertaining to hazardous waste, contact Carrie Jacobson by e-mail or by calling (605) 773-3153.


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