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Proposed Updates to the South Dakota Hazardous Waste Rules The proposed updates reflect adopting by reference certain final federal hazardous waste regulations. The update will include changes codified in the federal hazardous waste regulations from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018 and will include final rules published in the Federal Register on November 30, 2018 and February 22, 2019. The proposed changes provide regulatory clarity within the hazardous waste generator requirements; establishes a methodology for using electronic manifests (e-Manifests); procedures for managing defective airbag inflators; establishes practical management and safe disposal standards for healthcare facilities that generate hazardous waste pharmaceuticals; includes revisions to the requirements for hazardous waste imports and exports; and incorporates technical and typographical corrections. 07/18/2019 08/12/2019 07/15/2019
ARSD 74:21:02:40 and 74:21:02:52 Operator Certification exam and requirements to renew a certificate Modify the requirements to take an Operator Certification exam to make them more expedient and clarify the requirements to renew a certificate. 09/10/2019 09/09/2019