Arizona Release Notification regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arizona Release Notification: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste: Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-8-262(G)

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Biosolids: AZ Admin. Code R 18-9-1011

Underground storage tanks (USTs): AZ Admin. Code R 18-12-251 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-12-260

Oil and gas facilities: AZ Admin. Code R 12-7-120

Pesticides: AZ Admin. Code R 3-3-403

Excess air emissions: AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-310.01 and AZ Admin. Code R 18-2-313

Maricopa County: Maricopa County Air Pollution Control Regulation (MCAPC Reg.) I and MCAPC Reg. II

Pima County: Pima County Air Quality Control Code (PCAQCC) 17.12

Pinal County: Pinal County Air Quality Control Regulations (PCAQCR) 8-1-030

Regulatory Agencies

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Waste Programs Division

ADEQ Air Quality Division

Arizona Geological Survey Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

Arizona Department of Agriculture Environmental Services Division (ESD)

Arizona Department of Public Safety

Maricopa County Environmental Services Department Air Quality Division

Pima County Department of Environmental Quality

Pinal County Air Quality Control District

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9

Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)

Local fire and police departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona generally follows the federal requirements for release notification. See the national section RELEASE NOTIFICATION for additional information. However, the ADEQ has additional release notification and reporting regulations related to hazardous waste releases, biosolid spills during transportation, USTs, releases at oil and gas facilities, pesticide ...


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Arizona Release Notification Resources

Type Title
Checklists CERCLA Release Reporting Checklist
Forms Spill/Release Report Form
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