Alaska Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Alaska Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Contingency plan rules for hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs): 18 Alaska Administrative Code (AK Admin. Code) 62.210 Contingency plan rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): AK Admin. Code 62.410 (permitted and interim status)

Regulatory Agency
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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.

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