Governing Law and Regulations
Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM)
Office of the Indiana State Chemist (OISC)
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Indiana generally follows the federal financial responsibility requirements with additional requirements for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs); electronic waste facilities; and pesticide businesses. Indiana also follows the federal financial responsibility requirements for underground storage tanks (USTs), and has established the UST Excess Liability Trust Fund (ELTF), which can be used as a financial assurance mechanism.
• Administration and enforcement. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) administers and enforces the financial responsibility requirements for TSDFs, pesticide businesses, and USTs in Indiana. The Office of the Indiana State Chemist ...