Governing Law and Regulations
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
Department of Public Safety and Correction (DPS)
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 transporters and added several stricter requirements. The state's additional rules cover the following:
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers the hazardous waste transporter rules in Louisiana. Hazardous material requirements, including hazardous waste labeling, placarding, proper use of containers, and discharge reports, are administered by DPS.
HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS
All transporters and importers of hazardous wastes must register with DEQ by submitting the appropriate form. The Notification of Hazardous Waste Activity Form and the Importation of Hazardous Waste Notification Form are ...