Governing Law and Regulations
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Chemical Accident Prevention Compliance Section
Louisiana Department of Public Safety (DPS) LPG Commission
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Services
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Louisiana has a state risk management program that adopts the federal risk management program by reference and includes several stricter requirements. Louisiana's CAP program includes a registration requirement, a more expansive general duty clause, and supplemental chemicals to the federal lists.
For Title V sources required to develop a risk management plan under Louisiana's CAP program, the requirements of the plan will be included in the facility's Title V operating permit as applicable requirements. Such sources are responsible for certifying compliance with the requirements of the risk management program as part of the annual Title V operating permit compliance certification. For more information, see the national section TITLE V.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Chemical Accident Prevention Compliance Section will be implementing and enforcing the CAP program in Louisiana. DPS's LPG Commission assists ...