Governing Law and Regulations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Division of Environmental Health
EPA Region 10 Office: 907-271-6329 Alaska Hazardous Waste Information Line: 1-800-550-7272
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Alaska has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste container requirements, including the empty container standards and the organic air emissions standards.
· Administration and enforcement. DEC does not have an EPA-authorized hazardous waste program although it maintains a hazardous waste information line. EPA’s Region 10 office administers and enforces the hazardous waste container rules in Alaska.