Governing Law and Regulations
Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division
Alabama Emergency Response Commission (AERC)
Alabama Department of Public Safety (ADPS)
Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) Preparedness Division
AEMA Operations Division
Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)
Local fire and police departments
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
| EMERGENCY HOTLINES National Response Center: (800) 424-8802 AEMA: (800) 843-0699 |
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Alabama follows all federal regulations under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). These regulations require hazardous waste generators and transporters and TSDF owners and operators to implement and follow preparation and prevention plans and to notify the appropriate agencies in the event of a facility emergency such as a release, fire, or explosion (Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3