North Carolina Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: General Statutes of North Carolina (N.C. Gen. Stat.) 143-215.114A and N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.114B

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Community right to know: N.C. Gen. Stat. 95-195

Hazardous materials motor carriers: N.C. Gen. Stat. 20-387 to 20-397

Hazardous waste: N.C. Gen. Stat. 14-284.2, N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.88A, N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.88B, N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.90, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-26.1, and N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-26.2

Medical waste: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-214.2A

Pesticides: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-469

Solid (nonhazardous) waste: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-309.84, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-25, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-26.1, and N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-309.97, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-309.62, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-309.70 to 130A-309.72

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.6A, and N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.6B, N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.85 to 143-215.88A, and N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.94W to 143-215.94Y

Used Oil: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-309.15, N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-309.17, and N.C. Gen. Stat.14-3


Drinking water: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-22(b)

Oil spills: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.88A, N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.88B, and N.C. Gen Stat. 143-215.90

General: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.6A, N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.6B, N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.69, and N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.17

Floodplains: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-215.58

Wetlands: N.C. Gen. Stat. 113A-126

Workplace safety and health: Occupational Safety and Health Act of North Carolina (OSHANC), N.C. Gen. Stat. 95-138 and N.C. Gen. Stat. 95-139

Regulatory Agencies

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)

Local air pollution control agencies

North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDACS)

North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS)

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