Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law (Louisiana)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Louisiana|
|Name||Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law (Louisiana)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Program Administrator||Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality|
|Information Source||http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/Portals/0/planning/regs/title33/33v05-201211.pdf, http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/Portals/0/planning/regs/title33/2012%20EQA.pdf|
The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is responsible for administering the Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law and the regulations created under that law.
These rules and regulations apply to owners and operators of all facilities that generate, transport, treat, store, or dispose of hazardous waste, except as specifically provided otherwise herein. The procedures of these regulations also apply to the denial of a permit for the active life of a hazardous waste management facility or TSD unit. This article states general conditions and requirements for treatment, storage, and disposal facility permits. Soil and groundwater contamination standards are listed. There are special requirements for hazardous waste generated by conditionally exempt small quantity generators.
The definition of hazardous waste as well as exceptions to the definition are provided in detail. Specific regulations for the owners/operators of waste facilities are stated, such as- air emission standards, for tanks, surface impoundments, and containers, prohibitions on land disposal and groundwater protection. Fee schedules are provided for permit, maintenance and other fees.
|Contact Name||Scott Guilliams|
|Department||Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality|
|Division||Office of Environmental Services - Waste Permits Division|
|Address||PO Box 4313|
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|Authority 1:||Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law|