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Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Oklahoma follows the federal rules for hazardous substance release reporting and hazardous waste transporters. The state has stricter requirements for reporting excess air emissions.
• Administration and enforcement. The DEQ and LEPCs, along with local fire and police departments, enforce Oklahoma's release notification rules. The OCC administers and enforces underground storage tank (UST) and aboveground storage tank (AST) release reporting requirements in Oklahoma.
Any release that results in excess emissions must be reported to the DEQ as soon as the owner or operator has knowledge of such emissions, but no later than 4:30 p.m. the next working day.
No later than 30 calendar days after the start of any excess emissions event, the owner or operator of an air contaminant source from which excess emissions have occurred must submit a report for each event that describes the extent of the event ...