Governing Law and Regulations
Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division Governmental Hazardous Waste Branch Hazardous Waste Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Alabama has adopted the federal contingency plan requirements applicable to large quantity generators, permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), and interim-status TSDFs. The state has added requirements in connection with recordkeeping, notification, and the evacuation plan. See also the state section RELEASE NOTIFICATION for additional information on what to do in the event of an unpermitted release.
• Administration and enforcement. ADEM's Land Division administers and enforces the contingency plan rules in Alabama.