Tennessee Corrective Action regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Tennessee Corrective Action: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Corrective action rules for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee (Rule) 0400-12-01-.06(6)(k) and Rule 0400-12-01-.06(6)(l)

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Rules for corrective action management units (CAMUs): Rule 0400-12-01-.06(22)(a) to 0400-12-01-.06 (22)(c) and Rule 0400-12-01-.06(22)(f)

Rules for temporary units (TUs): Rule 0400-12-01-.06(22)(d)

Rules for staging piles: Rule 0400-12-01-.06(22)(e)

Corrective action for drycleaners:

Tennessee Drycleaner's Environmental Response Act, Tennessee Code Annotated 68-217-101 to 68-217-113

Drycleaner's environmental response program (DCERP) regulations: Rule 1200-01-17-.01 to 1200-01-17-.10

Regulatory Agency

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Hazardous Waste Program

TDEC Division of Remediation

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Tennessee follows the federal corrective action requirements for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units at hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), as well as the federal rules, revised in 2002, for corrective action management units (CAMUs), temporary units (TUs), and staging piles. The state's CAMU rules include the less stringent federal provision at Rule 1200-01-11-.06(22)(f) regarding placement of CAMU-eligible wastes in off-site hazardous waste landfills. See the national section CORRECTIVE ACTION to review these rules.

Tennessee also has a Drycleaner's Environmental Response Program (DCERP) to ...


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