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Definitions of solid waste and hazardous waste: LAC 33:V.109
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Louisiana follows the federal regulations for identifying and classifying hazardous waste, including the conditional exclusion from the definition of solid waste for cathode-ray tubes, the conditional exclusions from the definitions of solid waste and hazardous waste for solvent-contaminated wipes, and the 2015 exclusion from the definition of solid waste for recycling of certain hazardous secondary materials. In addition, Louisiana further classifies listed hazardous waste and characteristic waste into two categories. The state’s requirements for petitions, variances, and nonwaste determination follow the federal rules.
• Administration and enforcement. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance administers and enforces the hazardous waste ...