Arkansas Penalties and Liabilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Arkansas Code Annotated (AR Code Ann.) 8-4-103

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Asbestos: AR Code Ann. 20-27-1002

Community right to know: AR Code Ann. 12-84-106

Hazardous material transporters: AR Code Ann. 27-2-104

Hazardous waste: AR Code Ann. 8-7-204

Inspections: AR Code. Ann. 8-1-107

Medical waste: AR Code Ann. 20-32-112

Pesticides: AR Code Ann. 2-16-404

Solid waste: AR Code Ann. 8-6-204 and AR Code Ann. 8-6-722

Underground storage tanks (USTs): AR Code Ann. 8-7-806

Water:

Ag waste: AR Code Ann. 15-20-1113, Arkansas Natural Resources Commission Rule (ANRC Rule) 1903.3, ANRC Rule 2006.3, ANRC Rule 2107.3, and ANRC Rule 2206.3

Underground injection: AR Code Ann. 8-5-502

Wastewater: AR Code Ann. 8-4-103 and AR Code Ann. 8-5-202

Workplace safety and health: Arkansas Public Employees' Chemical Right-to-Know Act, AR Code Ann. 8-7-1015

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC)

Arkansas Department of Health (ADH)

Arkansas State Highway Commission Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD)

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Arkansas Department of Labor Arkansas Occupational Safety and Health Division (AOSH)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas provides for administrative, civil, and criminal penalties for violations of its environmental and hazardous materials transportation laws. See TABLE 1 for penalties for violations of environmental and hazardous materials transportation laws.

Arkansas does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health ...


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