Arizona Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Arizona Revised Statutes (AZ Rev. Stat.) 49-463 and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-464

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Hazardous materials: Motor carriers: AZ Rev. Stat. 28-1523

Hazardous waste: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-923 to 49-926

Medical waste: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-768, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-781, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-791, and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-783

Pesticides: AZ Rev. Stat. 3-370 to 3-371

Pesticides: Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 3-3-501 to 3-3-506

Remediation: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-152.02

Solid (nonhazardous) waste: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-781 to 49-783, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-791, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-861, and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-862

Storage tanks: Underground storage tanks (USTs): AZ Rev. Stat. 49-1013

Used oil: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-810 to 49-812


Drinking water: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-354

Groundwater: AZ Rev. Stat. 45-632 and AZ Rev. Stat. 45-635

Pretreatment: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-263.01(G)

Sewage sludge: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-262.02

Wastewater: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-262, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-263, and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-263.01

Wetlands: AZ Rev. Stat. 45-137

Workplace safety and health: Arizona Occupational Safety and Health Act, AZ Rev. Stat. 23-418, and AZ Rev. Stat. 23-418.01

Regulatory Agencies

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Arizona Department of Agriculture (ADOA) Environmental Services Division

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT)

Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Arizona Industrial Commission Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona has established civil and criminal penalties for violating the state's air, water, and waste laws.

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