North Carolina Release Notification regulations & environmental compliance analysis

North Carolina Release Notification: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air Pollution Control Program: 15A North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) 2D.0500 to 2D.0535

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Oil and Gas Program: North Carolina General Statutes (N.C. Gen. Stat.) 143-215.94AA to JJ

Inactive Sites Program: N.C. Gen. Stat. 130A-310.1 and 15A NCAC 13C.0101

Groundwater Program: 15A NCAC 2L.0100 to 2L.0114

Medical waste: N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-214.2A

Pesticide Program: 2 NCAC 9L.1905(g)

Structural Pest Control Program: 2 NCAC 34.0400

Radiation Protection Program: N.C. Gen. Stat. 104E and 10A NCAC 15.0100 to 15.1600

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Program: 15A NCAC 02N.0601 to 02N.0604

Surface Water Program: 15A NCAC 2B.0500

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Program: N.C. Gen. Stat. 95-126 to 95-155 and 29 CFR 1904

Regulatory Agencies

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)

North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety Division of Emergency Management (DEM) North Carolina Emergency Response Commission (NCERC)

Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)

Local fire and police departments

North Carolina Department of Labor (DOL)

North Carolina Department of Agriculture Food and Drug Protection Division

DENR SPILL HOTLINE (24 hours) 800-858-0368 NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER 800-424-8802 (24 hours)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. North Carolina has adopted the federal release notification requirements, as explained in the national section RELEASE NOTIFICATION. In the event of a release, state and local authorities have to be notified, and follow-up reports are submitted to state authorities. North Carolina has additional state specific ...


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North Carolina Release Notification Resources

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