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Alabama Universal Wastes: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Standards for universal waste management: Alabama Administrative Code (Ala. Admin. Code r) 335-14-11

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Volume reduction of lamps: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-8-.01(1)(c)2.(x) and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-11-.01(5)(b)2

Regulatory Agency

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division Governmental Hazardous Waste Branch Hazardous Waste Program

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Alabama follows the federal universal waste rules, including those for the regulation of mercury-containing equipment. In addition, the state has provisions for the volume reduction (the "crushing") of lamps that are not included in the universal waste regulations.

Administration and enforcement. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management's (ADEM) Governmental Hazardous Waste Branch administers and enforces the universal waste rules in Alabama.

State Requirements

VOLUME REDUCTION OF LAMPS

Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-8-.01(1)(c)2.(x) and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-11-.01(5)(b)2

Volume reduction procedures. Alabama allows, as an exclusion from its hazardous waste permit requirements, the treatment of on-site generated hazardous wastes in tanks or containers by physical or mechanical processes solely for the purpose of reducing the bulk volume of the waste, which must be subsequently managed as a hazardous waste. The permit exclusion gives "crushing fluorescent lamps" as an example of volume reduction treatment that does not require a permit provided these conditions, as applicable, are met (Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-8-.01(1)(c)2.(x)):

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