Tennessee Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Tennessee Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air pollution: Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee (Rule) 1200-03-09-.02(11)(e)(3), Rule 1200-03-11-.02(2)(d), Rule 1200-03-18-.30(4), Rule 1200-03-18-.22(3)(d), Rule 1200-03-18-.23(2)(h), Rule 1200-03-18-.27(4), Rule 1200-03-18-.29(4), Rule 1200-03-18-.38(4), and Rule 1200-03-18-.86(10)

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Hazardous waste:

General: Tennessee Code Annotated (TCA) 68-212-107(b) and TCA 68-212-206(a)(6)

Inactive sites: TCA 68-212-206(a)(4)

Transporters: Rule 0400-12-01-.04

Generators: TCA 68-212-304

Solid waste landfills and processing facilities: TCA 68-211-119 and TCA 68-211-121

Storage tanks:

Petroleum underground storage tanks (USTs): Rule 0400-18-01-.02(3)(b) and Rule 0400-18-01-.04(1)(f)


Drinking water: Rule 0400-45-01-.17

Sewage: TCA: 68-221-405

Injection wells: Rule 0400-45-06-.10 and Rule 0400-45-06-.12

Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs): Rule 0400-04-05-.14

Wastewater: TCA 68-221-405

Workplace safety and health:

Agency inspections of private sector employer's workplace: TCA 50-3-301 to 50-3-307 and Rule 0800-01-04-.01 to 0800-01-04-.14

Agency inspections of public sector workplace: TCA 50-3-911

Public sector self-inspections: TCA 50-3-910

Safety committee: Rule 0800-02-03-.10

Hazardous materials motor carriers:

General: TCA 65-15-111(b)

Radioactive waste transporters: Rule 0400-20-10-.30

Regulatory Agencies

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)

Tennessee Department of Safety (DPS)

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOLWD) Division of Occupational Safety and Health (TOSHA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

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