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Louisiana Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Large quantity generator (LQG) and small quantity generator (SQG) rules: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V, Chapter 11

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Conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) rules: LAC 33:V.108

Notifications and reports:

Registration and notification: LAC 33:V.105.A.2, LAC 33:V.303.A.2, LAC 33:V.108, and LAC 33:V.1105

Annual reports: LAC 33:V.1111

Pretransport requirements:

Placarding: LAC 33:V.1109.A to 33:V.1109.D

Written confirmation from the treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF): LAC 33:V.1107.A.7

Generator fees: LAC 33:V.5101 to 33:V.5133 and LAC 33:V.5137

Regulatory Agency

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana has adopted the federal rules for hazardous waste generators, with several additions that make the state rules more stringent. The state's more-stringent rules apply to on-site storage rules, notifications, reports, and manifests, pretransport requirements, and generator fees.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Office of Environmental Compliance administers and enforces the rules for hazardous waste generators in Louisiana.

State Requirements

GENERATOR CLASSIFICATIONS

Louisiana follows the federal generator classifications of large quantity generator (LQG), small quantity generator (SQG), and conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG). Before 2001, the state had only two categories, LQG and SQG.

ON-SITE STORAGE

The state has more-stringent on-site storage rules. See the state sections ACCUMULATION TIME and HAZARDOUS ...


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