Louisiana Hazardous Waste Exports and Imports: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Applicability: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V.1101

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Exports of hazardous waste: LAC 33:V.1113

Notification of Intent to Export: LAC 33:V.1113(D)

Annual reports: LAC 33:V.1113(G)

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) shipments: LAC 33:V.1127

Imports of hazardous waste: LAC 33:V.1123 and LAC 33:V.1125

Notification of Intent to Import: LAC 33:V.1123

Exception reports: LAC 33:V.1125

Transporters: LAC 33:V.1113(A) and LAC 33:V.1301 to 33:V.1323

Regulatory Agencies

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance Enforcement Division

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses & telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana has adopted regulations for the import and export of hazardous waste that are identical to federal regulations, including transboundary movement of waste from one Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member country to another. The requirements of the import and export rules are administered by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and not the state because the exercise of foreign relations and international commerce powers is reserved to the federal government under the U.S. Constitution. See the national section EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE for federal requirements. Louisiana's rules for exports and imports of hazardous waste to foreign countries are generally the same as the federal rules, except for the state's additional notification and report requirements. All notifications and reports must be sent to both the Louisiana ...

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