Pennsylvania Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Pennsylvania Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 127.513, 25 Pa. Code 129.16(a), 25 Pa. Code 129.56(f), 25 Pa. Code 129.58(d),

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25 Pa. Code 129.71(c), 25 Pa. Code 129.73, and 25 Pa. Code 129.93(b)

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 25 Pa. Code 264a.15 and 25 Pa. Code 265a.15 (interim-status)

Pesticides: 7 Pa. Code 128b.9

Solid waste:

Compost facilities: 25 Pa. Code 281.214 and 25 Pa. Code 295.214

Municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs): 25 Pa. Code 273.214

Transfer facilities: 25 Pa. Code 279.214

Processing facilities: 25 Pa. Code 283.214 and 25 Pa. Code 297.214

Municipal facilities: 25 Pa. Code 271.421

Residual waste facilities: 25 Pa. Code 287.421

Municipal solid waste (MSW) transporters: 25 Pa. Code 285.213(c)

MSW and residual waste transporters: 27 Pennsylvania Statutes (Pa. Stat.) 6207


Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): 25 Pa. Code 245.513, 25 Pa. Code 245.542, 25 Pa. Code 245.551 to 245.554, 25 Pa. Code 245.614, and 25 Pa. Code 245.616

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 25 Pa. Code 245.411


Sewage treatment: 25 Pa. Code 73.167

Drinking water: 25 Pa. Code 109.6

Wetlands: 25 Pa. Code 106.45

Workplace safety and health: General Safety Law 174, and regulations at 34 Pa. Code 6.1 to 47.398

Hazardous materials motor carriers: 67 Pa. Code 403.1, 75 Pa. Stat. 8302, and 75 Pa. Stat. 8304

Regulatory Agencies

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (DLI)

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA)

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PENNDOT)

Pennsylvania State Police

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3

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