Ohio Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Ohio Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Drinking water: Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-85-01

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Oil and gas wells: OAC 1501:9-9-02

Drilling and deepening operations: OAC 1501:9-9-03

Producing operations: OAC 1501:9-9-05

Solid (nonhazardous) waste landfills (SWLFs):

Industrial solid waste landfills: OAC 3745-29-19(E)(2)

Sanitary landfills: OAC 3745-27-19(E)(2)

Residual waste landfills: OAC 3745-30-14(E)(2)

Regulatory Agencies

Ohio Department of Public Safety (DPS) Division of Homeland Security

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA)

Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Oil and Gas

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Ohio'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.

Ohio'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 post-closure care period. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills (SWLF), the owners and operators of industrial waste landfills, sanitary landfills, or residual waste landfills in Ohio must avoid unauthorized access with a specific state prohibition of scavenging. The state rules do not address the storage of hazardous waste or solid waste military munitions.

Water suppliers in Ohio follow the federal Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002. The Act amends the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and specifies actions ...


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