Governing Law and Regulations
Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Alabama has adopted requirements for transporters of hazardous waste that are stricter than the federal rules. Alabama has adopted its own permit system, requires state notification of releases, and has adopted a financial assurance requirement. There are also state requirements for hazardous waste transfer stations.
• Administration and enforcement. ADEM administers and enforces its own hazardous waste, used oil, and universal waste ...