Governing Law and Regulations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOLWD) Division of Occupational Safety and Health
Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Tennessee has adopted training requirements that are stricter than federal requirements for personnel at wood furniture operations, asbestos abatement and renovation and demolition activities, lead-based paint activities, hazardous waste transfer stations, municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs) and solid waste composting facilities, wastewater and water treatment and ...