Ohio Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Ohio Revised Code Annotated (ORCA) 3704.06 and ORCA 3704.99

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Asbestos: ORCA 3710.14 and ORCA 3710.99

Brownfields—Voluntary Action Program: ORCA 3746.22

Emergency planning: ORCA 3750.99 and ORCA 3750.20

Hazardous materials transportation–motor carriers: ORCA 4923.99

Hazardous waste: ORCA 3734.13 and ORCA 3734.99

Lead abatement: ORCA 3742.18

Medical waste: ORCA 3734.09, ORCA 3734.10, and ORCA 3734.99

Pesticides: ORCA 921.18, ORCA 921.23, ORCA 921.26, and ORCA 921.99

Solid (nonhazardous) waste: ORCA 3734.13, ORCA 3734.99, and ORCA 3734.907

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): ORCA 3737.99


Drinking water: ORCA 6109.23 and ORCA 6109.33

Ag waste: ORCA 1511.99

Underground injection: ORCA 6111.047

Wastewater: ORCA 6111.09 and ORCA 6111.99

Wetlands: ORCA 1506.09 and ORCA 1506.99

Workplace safety (private sector): Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), 29 USC 651et seq., and 29 CFR 1910 and 29 CFR 1926

Workplace safety (public sector): Public Employment Risk Reduction Act (PERRA), ORCA 4167.17

Regulatory Agencies

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA)

Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA)

Ohio Department of Commerce Division of State Fire Marshal Bureau of UST Regulations (BUSTR)

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO)

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

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Ohio law provides for administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violations of its environmental rules.

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