Arkansas Bioassays and Biomonitoring: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Arkansas Water and Air Pollution Control Act, Arkansas Code Annotated (AR Code Ann.) 8-4-201

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State Environmental Laboratory Certification Program Act, AR Code Ann. 8-2-201 to 8-2-209

Toxic discharges: Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 2.409

Laboratory certification: AR Code Ann. 8-2-201 and AR Code Ann. 8-2-202

Definitions: AR Code Ann. 8-2-203

Application procedure: AR Code Ann. 8-2-206

Certification fees: AR Code Ann. 8-2-209 and AR Reg. 9.801 to 9.803

Certification renewal: AR Code Ann. 8-2-207

Certification revocation: AR Code Ann. 8-2-208

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Water Division

ADEQ Environmental Preservation and Technical Services Division

Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas adopts federal biological monitoring methods for facilities with wastestreams that are required to conduct toxicity testing. Under Arkansas regulations, if a facility requires water samples to have biomonitoring or toxicity testing, it must contract with a lab certified by the state to conduct those types of tests. Under the State Environmental Laboratory Certification Program Act, Arkansas has developed its own laboratory certification program.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Water Division administers and enforces the state's water quality program, including biological monitoring requirements. ADEQ's Environmental Preservations and Technical Services Division administers and enforces the state lab certification ...

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