Indiana Penalties and Liabilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Indiana Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Indiana Code (IC) 13-30-4-1, IC 13-30-4-2, IC 13-30-10-1, IC 13-30-10-1.5(f), IC 13-30-10-1.5(g), IC 13-30-10-1.5(i), and IC 13-30-10-1.5(j)

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Hazardous materials motor carriers: IC 8-2.1-24-24 and IC 8-2.1-24-26

Hazardous waste: IC 13-30-7-1, IC 13-22-14-3, IC 13-30-4-1, IC 13-30-10-1, IC 13-30-5-1, IC 35-50-1, IC 35-50-3, and IC 13-30-10-1.5

Pesticides: IC 15-16-5-60 to 15-16-70 and IC 35-50-3-2 to 35-50-3-4

Solid (nonhazardous) waste: IC 13-30-7-1, IC 13-22-14-3, IC 13-30-4-1, IC 13-30-10-1, IC 13-30-5-1, IC 35-50-1, IC 35-50-3, IC 36-9-30-35, and IC 34-28-5-4

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): IC 13-23-14-2 and IC 13-23-14-3

Trade secrets: IC 22-8-1.1-49 and IC 35-50-3-3

Used oil: IC 13-30-10-1.5


Drinking water: IC 13-18-16-3 and IC 16-41-24-11

Groundwater: IC 14-25-3-18

Water pollution control rules: IC 13-30-4-1 and IC 13-30-10-1.5

Wetlands: IC 13-30-10-6

Workplace safety and health: IC 22-8-1.1-27.1 and IC 22-8-1.1-35.6

Regulatory Agencies

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM)

Office of the Indiana State Chemist and Seed Commissioner (OISC) Pesticide Section

Indiana Department of Labor Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (IOSHA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Indiana law provides for civil and criminal penalties for violations of its environmental and hazardous materials transportation rules.

Indiana is a "state plan" state.

Administration and enforcement. IDEM's divisions are responsible for the administration and enforcement of Indiana's environmental rules.


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