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 hazardous waste disposal rules and has additional, more stringent requirements for TSDF permits and for disposal of hazardous wastes in landfills. Arkansas also requires TSDFs to pay various facility fees, including those for disposal of hazardous wastes.
• Administration and enforcement. ADEQ administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal requirements in Arkansas.
DISPOSAL FACILITY PERMITS
The state has additional permit application requirements for TSDFs including those regarding the need for a baseline health survey before operation, mandatory public hearings before permit approval, and additional TSDF ownership disclosure requirements. See the state ...