Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law (Louisiana)

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Place Louisiana

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
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/DIVISIONS/WastePermits.aspx

Last Review 2014-09-15

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.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Scott Guilliams
Department Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Division Office of Environmental Services - Waste Permits Division
Address PO Box 4313

Zip/Postal Code 70821-4313
Phone (225) 219-3070

Fax (225) 219-3474


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Authority 1: Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law