Governing Law and Regulations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Environmental Health
EPA Region 10 Office: 907-271-6329 DEC Hazardous Waste Information Line: 800-550-7272
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Alaska incorporates by reference the federal contingency plan rules applicable to LQGs, permitted TSDFs, and interim-status TSDFs.
· Administration and enforcement. DEC does not have an EPA-authorized hazardous waste program, although it maintains a hazardous waste information line. EPA’s Region 10 office administers and enforces the hazardous waste contingency plan rules in Alaska.