Governing Law and Regulations
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)
Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT)
Arizona Department of Agriculture (AZDA) Environmental Services Division
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Arizona has adopted training requirements for workers conducting prescribed burns and for pesticide workers that are stricter than the federal rules. The state has adopted its own certification requirements for wastewater treatment plant and collection system operators and drinking water system operators.
• Administration and enforcement. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) administers and enforces the environmental training rules. The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) administers the hazardous materials transportation rules. The Arizona Department of Agriculture (AZDA) administers and enforces the state's pesticide training rules.