Governing Law and Regulations
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Hazardous Waste Program
TDEC Division of Remediation
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Tennessee follows the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), as well as the federal rules, revised in 2002, for corrective action management units (CAMUs), temporary units (TUs), and staging piles. The state's CAMU rules include the less stringent federal provision at Rule 1200-01-11-.06(22)(f) regarding placement of CAMU-eligible wastes in off-site hazardous waste landfills. See the national section CORRECTIVE ACTION to review these rules.
Tennessee also has a Drycleaner's Environmental Response Program (DCERP) to ...