Governing Law and Regulations
Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Land Quality Compliance and Response Branch Hazardous Waste Management Program
IDEM Compliance and Response Branch UST Section
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Indiana has adopted by reference the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities, and the federal rules for corrective action management units (CAMUs), temporary units (TUs), and staging piles. Indiana's adoption of the federal rules includes the 2002 federal rules for CAMUs, including 40 CFR 264.555 (placement of CAMU-eligible wastes in off-site hazardous waste landfills, with one exception). See the national section CORRECTIVE ACTION to review the federal rules.
• Administration and enforcement. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management's (IDEM) Compliance and Response Branch administers and enforces the corrective action requirements for both treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) and underground storage tanks ...