Louisiana Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Louisiana Homeland Security and Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act, Louisiana Revised Statutes (LRS) 29:6

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Security-sensitive information: LAC 33:I.601 to 33:I.609

Solid waste:

Solid (nonhazardous) facility requirements: LAC 33:VII.709.B.2, LAC 33:VII.717.B.2, and LAC 33:VII.719.B.2

Regulatory Agencies

Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP)

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program. See the national section RISK MANAGEMENT for more information.

Louisiana follows 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. Louisiana also follows the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and explosives. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills, the state rules for owners and operators of solid (nonhazardous) waste disposal facilities in Louisiana require the avoidance of unauthorized access to the facility. This standard must also be met by solid (nonhazardous) waste processing facilities. The state rules for the storage of solid waste military munitions follow the federal rules.

For information concerning security requirements at public water supply systems, see the national section DRINKING WATER.

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