Air: Tennessee Code Annotated (TCA) 68-201-112 and TCA 68-201-116
Hazardous materials motor carriers: Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee (Rule) 1340-06-01-.19(6)
Hazardous waste: TCA 68-212-114 and TCA 68-212-213
Pesticides: TCA 4-3-204, TCA 40-35-111, TCA 43-8-103, TCA 43-8-105, TCA 43-8-107 to 43-8-111, and TCA 43-8-305 to 43-8-307, and Rule 0080-06-16-.09
Solid (nonhazardous) waste: TCA 68-211-114, TCA 68-211-117, and TCA 68-213-104
Underground storage tanks (USTs): TCA 68-215-109, TCA 68-215-116, TCA 68-215-120, and TCA 68-215-121
Used oil: TCA 68-211-1016
Drinking water: TCA 68-221-713
Pretreatment: TCA 69-3-125
Sewage: TCA 68-221-413
Stormwater: TCA 68-221-1106
Water well drillers: TCA 69-10-110
Water withdrawal: TCA 69-7-307
Wastewater: TCA 69-3-115 and TCA 68-221-904
Workplace safety: TCA 50-3-402 to 50-3-408, TCA 50-3-501 to 50-3-503, and Rule 0800-01-04-.16
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)
Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Tennessee Department of Safety (TDS)
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Division of Occupational Safety and Health (TOSHA)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Tennessee law provides for civil and criminal penalties for violations of its environmental and hazardous materials transportation rules.
• Administration and enforcement. TDEC's divisions are responsible for the administration and enforcement of Tennessee's environmental rules.