North Carolina Environmental Protection Agency: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

North Carolina solid and hazardous waste management laws: General Statutes of North Carolina (N.C. Gen. Stat.) 130A-290 to 130A-309

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Solid Waste Management Act of 1989, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-309.01 to 130A-309.29

Water and air resources laws: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-211 to 143-215.74I

Superfund Program: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-310.20 to 130A-310.23

The Brownfields Property Reuse Act of 1997, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-310.30 to 130A-310.40

North Carolina leaking underground storage tank cleanup laws: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.94A to 143-215.94P

Underground storage tank regulations: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.94T to 143-215.94Y

North Carolina Environmental Policy Act, N.C. Gen. Stat. 113A-1 to 113A-13

Coastal Area Management Act of 1974, N.C. Gen. Stat. 113A-100 to 113A-134.3

Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973, N.C. Gen. Stat. 113A-50 to 113A-67

North Carolina water supplies regulations: 15A North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 18C.0100 to 18C.2100

North Carolina Drinking Water Act, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-311 to 130A-328

Asbestos hazard management laws: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-444 to 130A-452

Oil & Hazardous Substance Control Act of 1978, N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.75 to 143-215.104U

North Carolina air pollution control laws: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.105 to 143-215.114C

Regulatory Agency

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality(DEQ)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

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