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Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Indiana incorporates by reference the federal contingency plan requirements for hazardous waste generators, permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), and interim-status TSDFs. The state adds requirements to the evacuation notification and the report that is required within 15 days of the incident as well as concerning who must be notified in the event an evacuation is necessary.
• Administration and enforcement. IDEM's Office of Land Quality administers and enforces the contingency plan rules in Indiana.
If the emergency coordinator is required to report his or her findings because a release, fire, or explosion has occurred which could threaten human health or the environment outside the facility, the emergency ...