Governing Law and Regulations
Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Hazardous Waste Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Arkansas follows the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs). The state rules also include the federal 2002 rules for CAMUs, TUs, and staging piles including the federal provision that allows placement of CAMU-eligible wastes in off-site hazardous waste landfills. See the national section CORRECTIVE ACTION to review these rules.
• Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Hazardous Waste Division administers and enforces the corrective action rules in Arkansas.
AR Reg. 23.6(t)
ADEQ charges a fee for its staff to review any corrective action document at $60 per staff hour of review time. The fee may not exceed $15,000 per year for each solid waste management unit or for a group of solid waste management units that are remediated as a single corrective action management unit. The review fee covers all work associated with corrective measures investigation, study, and implementation, and all ...