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Louisiana Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Contingency plan requirements for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V.1513 and LAC 33:V.4337 to 33:V.4349 (interim status)

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Contingency plan rules for hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs): LAC 33:V.1109.E.1.e

Requirements for emergency notification: LAC 33:V.1513.F.4(b), LAC 33:I.3915, and LAC 33:V.4349

Regulatory Agency

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance Enforcement Division Hazardous Waste, Solid Waste, UST Enforcement Section

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana's contingency requirements for hazardous waste large quantity generators and hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) follow the federal rules, but there are additional state notification requirements for TSDFs and large quantity generators (LQGs).

Administration and enforcement. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance administers and enforces the contingency plan standards in Louisiana.

State Requirements

IMMEDIATE NOTIFICATION

LAC 33:V.1513.F.4(b), LAC 33:I.3915, and LAC 33:V.4349

Once a contingency plan has been implemented, the emergency coordinator of the TSDF or LQG must immediately notify DEQ and report the information required under the federal rules (LAC 33:V.1513.F.4(b) and LAC 33:V.4349). Louisiana also requires that the Department of Public Safety's 24-hour Louisiana Emergency Hazardous Materials Hotline be notified immediately (but no later than 1 hour after the ...


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