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Arkansas Pollution Prevention: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Arkansas Pollution Prevention Act (APPA), Arkansas Code Annotated (AR Code Ann.) 8-10-201 to 8-10-303

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Pollution prevention (P2) program: AR Code Ann. 8-10-202

Definitions: AR Code Ann. 8-10-203

Waste minimization priorities: AR Code Ann. 8-10-204

State duties: AR Code Ann. 8-10-205

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas enacted the Arkansas Pollution Prevention Act (APPA) in 1993. The state generally follows EPA's federal rules for pollution prevention (P2). For more information about the federal requirements, see the national section POLLUTION PREVENTION.

Administration and enforcement. Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality's (ADEQ) enforces the federal and state P2 rules in Arkansas. The ADEQ offers a voluntary P2 program that offers free non-regulatory assistance.

State Requirements

P2 PROGRAM

AR Code Ann. 8-10-202

The Arkansas General Assembly intended to develop a comprehensive P2 and waste minimization plan for the prevention and reduction of the amount of solid, hazardous, and industrial wastes produced within the state.

The plan should encourage the minimization of wastes produced by means of source reduction, process change, feed stock substitution, recycling, and reuse for both hazardous and nonhazardous wastestreams. Waste that is generated should be minimized to the greatest practicable extent, treated on-site, and stored and recycled or disposed of so as to protect human health and the environment.

Definitions

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