An annual certification fee shall be assessed for all facilities that manage hazardous waste. Fee assessments are due and payable to the division on the first day of
October of each year. Fee assessment payments submitted after November 15 of each calendar year are subject to a late charge of twenty-five percent of the fee assessed.
Each payment shall be accompanied by a completed Appendix I form.
The purpose of the fee is to pay for the West Virginia share of the cost of implementing the Hazardous Waste Management Program (HWMP).
The HWMP includes activities such as hazardous waste permitting, compliance assistance, compliance inspections, spill response and cleanup oversight,
illegal disposal complaints, civil and criminal enforcement, waste minimization, and related activities.
The fee amount invoiced is based on information provided to DEP by you (the facility generating the hazardous waste) or by someone acting on your behalf.
If any information on your invoice is incorrect, including your generator status, please provide the correct information when you return the completed form
that accompanies the invoice.
One of the most common hazardous wastes generated in small businesses is solvent, most often used in parts cleaning basins. Additional common hazardous wastes
include paints, dry cleaning fluids, metals, acids, caustic wastes, ignitable and reactive wastes.