Arkansas Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Arkansas Code Annotated (AR Code Ann.) 8-4-216(c), AR Code Ann. 8-4-311(a)(2), and Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 26.703

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Asbestos: AR Reg. 21.501

Hazardous waste: AR Code Ann. 8-7-209(a)(6) and AR Code Ann. 8-7-225

Medical waste: Arkansas Department of Health Rules, Management of Medical Waste from Generators and Health Care Related Facilities (ADH Medical Waste Rules), Section VI.F.1; ADH Medical Waste Rules, Section IX; and ADH Medical Waste Rules, Section XIB.5

Pesticides: The Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) Arkansas Regulations on Pesticide Use, Section VIII; Arkansas Regulations on Pesticide Use, Section X; and Arkansas Regulations on Pesticide Use, Section XIII

Solid waste facilities: AR Code Ann. 8-6-207(a)(11), AR Code Ann. 8-6-214, and AR Reg. 22.22.1501

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): AR Reg. 12.12.107

Underground storage tanks (USTs): AR Reg. 12.12.106


Ag waste: Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC), Rules Governing the Arkansas Nutrient Management Planner Certification Program, Section 2004.1

Underground injection: AR Code Ann. 8-5-501

Public sector safety inspections: AR Code Ann. 11-5-107

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD)

Arkansas Department of Health (ADH)

Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC)

Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission (APC&E)

Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission (AOGC)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas has established self-inspection requirements under its asbestos and hazardous waste transporter regulations. The state has also adopted the federal ...

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