Governing Law and Regulations
Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Land Quality
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's regulations for exports of hazardous waste to destinations outside the United States and for imports of hazardous waste to Indiana from foreign countries are the same as the federal regulations, with additional requirements for state notification and reporting. For further information, see the national section EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE.
The manifest, which is required by both the Department of Transportation (DOT) and EPA, is the shipping document that travels with hazardous waste from the point of generation.
As of September 5, 2006, EPA required Indiana (and all states) to use the revised federal form of manifest: the new standardized Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). Indiana's rules for hazardous waste manifest preparation and use must now be the same as the federal rules, and waste handlers should go to the national section MANIFESTS for guidance. IDEM has adopted by reference the new federal regulations for manifest preparation and use and repealed its state requirements relating to superseded state manifest forms and generator completion of the superseded federal form. In addition, ...