Indiana Biennial Report regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Indiana Biennial Report: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator biennial report rules: 329 Indiana Administrative Code (IAC) 3.1-7-1

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Biennial report rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 329 IAC 3.1-9-1 and 329 IAC 3.1-9-2(5); 329 IAC 3.1-10-1 and 329 IAC 3.1-10-2(7) (interim status)

State waste minimization report standards: Indiana Code (IC) 13-22-11-3 and IC 13-22-11-4

Indiana annual manifest report: IC 13-22-4-3.1

Regulatory Agency

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Land Quality (OLQ) Compliance and Response Branch Hazardous Waste Management Program

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In Indiana, as under the federal rules, hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) owners and operators and large quantity generators (LQGs) are required to submit biennial reports to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management's (IDEM) Office of Land Quality by March 1 of every even-numbered year. In addition, Indiana requires that TSDFs, LQGs, and small quantity generators (SQGs) submit an "Annual Manifest Report" by March 1 of every odd-numbered year. The effect is that TSDFs, LQGs, and SQGs submit a report of their hazardous waste activities every year for the preceding calendar year.

Administration and enforcement. The biennial and annual report requirements are administered and enforced by the IDEM's Compliance and Response Branch.

State Requirements

In Indiana, TSDF owners and operators and LQGs submit biennial reports to the IDEM by March 1 of every even-numbered year and TSDFs, LQGs, and SQGs submit an Annual Manifest Report by March 1 of every odd-numbered year. The same report forms ...


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