Governing Law and Regulations
Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division Industrial Hazardous Waste Branch Compliance & Enforcement Section
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Alabama has adopted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Alabama as of April 6, 2018, which includes standards that allow generators to accumulate hazardous waste on-site without a permit for specific periods of time. See the national section ACCUMULATION TIME to review the specific time periods applicable to each type of generator. Alabama grants extensions to generator accumulation periods on a case-by-case basis.
See the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE