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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Louisiana has adopted the federal accumulation time standards that allow generators to store hazardous waste on-site for specific periods of time without a storage facility permit. See the national section ACCUMULATION TIME to review the specific time periods applicable to each class of generator.
The state's provisions for generators storing hazardous waste on-site without a permit are more stringent than the federal requirements. See the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE for detailed information.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Office of Environmental Compliance administers and enforces the generator accumulation time rules in Louisiana. DEQ's Office of Environmental Services provides assistance to the regulated environmental community.