Louisiana Corrective Action regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana Corrective Action: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Corrective action rules for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste management units: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V.3321 and LAC 33:V.3322

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Rules for corrective action management units (CAMUs), temporary units (TUs), and staging piles: LAC 33:V.2601 to 33:V.2607

Corrective action oversight groundwater protection fees: LAC 33:I.1409.B

Semiannual review of corrective action plan: LAC 33:V.3321.G and LAC 33:V.3321.H

Risk evaluation/corrective action program (RECAP) rules: LAC 33:I.1301 to 33:I.1309

Corrective action for underground storage tanks (USTs): LAC 33:XI.715

Regulatory Agency

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Assessment Remediation Division

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana follows the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), as well as the rules, revised by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2002, for corrective action management units (CAMUs), temporary units (Tus), and staging piles. The state's adoption of the 2002 CAMU rules includes the less stringent federal provision at 40 CFR 264.555 regarding placement of CAMU-eligible wastes in off-site hazardous waste landfills. See the national section CORRECTIVE ACTION to review the federal rules for CAMUs, TUs, and staging piles. Louisiana also has a corrective action fee and annual review requirements that are in addition to the federal rules.

Administration and enforcement. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Office of Environmental Assessment administers and ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
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