Governing Law and Regulations
Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division Governmental Hazardous Waste Branch Hazardous Waste Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Alabama follows the federal rules for surface impoundments, including the federal organic air emissions standards, and has additional inspection requirements.
Owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use surface impoundments must comply also with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees. The state's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS.
• Administration and enforcement. ADEM's Governmental ...