Louisiana Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous Waste Control Law, Louisiana Revised Statutes (LRS) 30:2189

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

Hazardous material transporter rules: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V.10101 to 33:V.10905

Hazardous waste transporter rules: LAC 33:V.1301 to 33:V.1329

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification number (ID number): LAC 33:V.1303

Financial responsibility: LAC 33:V.1313

Contingency plan: LAC 33:V.1315

Spills and cleanup: LAC 33:V.1315 and LAC 33:V.1317

Mixing of wastes: LAC 33:V.1305 and LAC 33:V.1309

Containers: LAC 33:V.1319 and LAC 33:V.1309.D

Hazardous wastes that are also hazardous materials: LAC 33:V.1321

Vehicle markings: LAC 33:V.1323

Regulatory Agencies

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:

—Financial responsibility

—Emergency preparedness

—Shipping wastes

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.

State Requirements



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 ...

>> Read more about Hazardous Waste Transporters

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin |

Louisiana Hazardous Waste Transporters Resources

Hazardous Waste Transporters Products

Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!