Alabama Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Alabama Code (Ala. Code) 22-28-22

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Hazardous materials transportation—motor carriers: Ala. Code 32-9A-4(a)

Hazardous waste and hazardous substances: Ala. Code 22-30B-5, Ala. Code 22-30B-6, Ala. Code 22-30B-7, and Ala. Code 22-30B-11

Medical waste: Ala. Code 22-27-7, Ala. Code 22-27-11, and Alabama Administrative Code (Ala. Admin. Code r) 335-17-1-.04

Pesticides: Ala. Code 2-27-16, Ala. Code 13A-5-12, and Ala. Admin. Code r 80-5-1

Solid waste: Solid Wastes and Recyclable Materials Management Act (SW Act), Ala. Code 22-27-7, Ala. Code 22-27-11, Ala. Code 22-27-71 to 22-27-73, Ala. Code 22-27-91, Ala. Code 22-27-93, Ala. Code 22-27-94, and Ala. Code 22-40A-19

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): Ala. Code 22-36-9

Storage Tank Trust Fund: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-6-16-.07(4)


Drinking water: Ala. Code 22-23-52, Ala. Code 22-37-6 and Ala. Code 22-22a-5

Nonindigenous species Ala. Code 9-20-6

Treatment facilities: Ala. Code 22-22a-5 and Ala. Code 22-25-15

Wastewater: Ala. Code 22-26-6, Ala. Code 22-22-9, and Ala. Code 22-22-14

Well drillers and installers: Ala. Code 22-24-11

Regulatory Agencies

Alabama Department of Environmental Quality (ADEM)

Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI)

Alabama Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 4

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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