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Indiana Industrial Pollution Prevention and Safe Materials Act, Indiana Code (IC) 13-27-1-2 and IC 13-27-6 to 13-27-8
Hazardous Waste Reduction Law, IC 13-22-11-1 to 13-22-11-4
Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Program Support Office of Pollution Prevention and Technical Assistance (OPPTA)
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Indiana has a pollution prevention (P2) law, but compliance is voluntary. However, the federal P2 rules must be complied with in Indiana. The state requires that certain activities and facilities must develop P2 plans. Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) offers several voluntary P2 programs within the state.
• Administration and enforcement. The IDEM enforces the federal P2 rules in Indiana. OPPTA offers technical and financial aid to qualified P2 projects.
IDEM's Office of Program Support manages voluntary recognition programs and technical assistance for P2 activities and environmental stewardship activities, such as recycling and waste management activities, in businesses and communities throughout the state.
The Office of Program Support manages the following programs:
Comprehensive Local Environmental Action Network (CLEAN) Community Challenge