Alabama Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Alabama Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Contingency plan rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): Alabama Administrative Code (Ala. Admin. Code r) 335-14-5-.04 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-6-.04 (interim status)

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Contingency plan rules for generators: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.03(5)(a)4

Recordkeeping: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.03(5)(a)4, Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-5-.04(4)(b), and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-6-.04(4)(b) (interim status)

Notification requirements: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-5-.04(7)(d)2 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-6-.04(7)(d)2 (interim status)

Evacuation plan: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-5-.04(3)(f) and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-6-.04(3)(f) (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division Governmental Hazardous Waste Branch Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Alabama has adopted the federal contingency plan requirements applicable to large quantity generators, permitted treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), and interim-status TSDFs. The state has added requirements in connection with recordkeeping, notification, and the evacuation plan. See also the state section RELEASE NOTIFICATION for additional information on what to do in the event of an unpermitted release.

Administration and enforcement. ADEM's Land Division administers and enforces the contingency plan rules in Alabama.

State Requirements

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