Arkansas Hazardous Waste Determination regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas Hazardous Waste Determination: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Identification and classification of hazardous waste: Arkansas Regulation 23.261.1 to 23.261.41 and Appendices

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Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Hazardous Waste Division

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas follows the federal regulations for identifying and classifying hazardous waste, including the federal conditional exclusions from the definitions of solid waste as they apply to cathode-ray tubes, the conditional exclusions from the definitions of solid and hazardous waste for solvent-contaminated wipes, and the hazardous waste exclusion for carbon dioxide streams in geologic sequestration activities. Check with the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) to see whether the state has yet adopted the 2015 federal conditional exclusion from the definition of solid waste for hazardous waste secondary materials.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Hazardous Waste Division administers and enforces the state's hazardous waste identification and classification rules.


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