Iowa Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Iowa Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Regulations of the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division: Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) 605-1 to 605-12.6(29C)

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Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), 42 USC 11001 to 11050 and regulations at 40 CFR 355

Chemical lists: Code of Iowa (IA Code) 30.1 to 30.12 and regulations at IAC 875-140.5(89B) and IAC 875-140.6(89B)

Solid waste:

Solid (nonhazardous) sanitary landfills: AC 567-113.8(3)a.(455B), IAC 567-114.26(2)(455B), and IAC 567-115.26(2)(455B)

Waste tire sites: IAC 567-117.4(3)a.(14)(455B,455D) and IAC 567-117.6(2)b.(455B,455D)

Coal combustion residual landfills: IAC 567-103.1(3)(455B)

Sanitary disposal projects in processing facilities: IAC 567-104.10(8)(455B)

Transfer stations: IAC 567-106.10(455B) and IAC 567-106.11(1)(455B)

Trade secrets: IAC 875-110.6(88,89B)

Regulatory Agencies

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Services Division (ESD)

Iowa Department of Public Defense Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Iowa's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal requirements and is implemented by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). See the national section RISK MANAGEMENT for more information.

The federal rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period are in effect in Iowa, as are the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and explosives. ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
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