Arkansas Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste:

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Solid (nonhazardous) waste landfill requirements: AR Reg. 22.417, AR Reg. 22.516, and AR Reg. 22.613

Water:

Drinking water: Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) Rules, Public Water Supplies, Section VII.H

Potable water storage tanks: ADH Rules, Public Water Supplies, Section XI.F

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

ADH Division of Engineering

Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT and SECURITY for more information.

Arkansas's rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) follow the federal requirements in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's postclosure care period. Arkansas also follows the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and explosives. Class 1 landfills, Class 3 landfills, and Class 4 landfills in Arkansas must follow the federal access rules for municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs) as well as specific state requirements in connection with signage at the landfill facility's entrance, a locked entrance gate, and specified access hours. The rules for the storage of solid waste military munitions are the same as the federal rules.

Public water suppliers in Arkansas must comply with the federal Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002. Public water suppliers must prepare ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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