Alabama Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Alabama Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator responsibilities: Alabama Administrative Code (Ala. Admin. Code r) 335-14-3 and Appendix I

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Very small quantity generators (VSQGs): Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.01(4)

Small quantity generators (SQGs): Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.01(6)

Large quantity generators (LQGs): Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.01(7)

Generator classifications: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.01(3)

Shipping hazardous waste:

Preapproval of waste disposal: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.08

Permitted transporters: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.01(8)(c)

Annual notification: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.01(8)(d) and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-1-.02(1)(a)(248)

Closure report: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.04(7)(a)8

Biennial report: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.04(2)(a)3

SQG training: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.01(6)(b)(10)

VSQGs: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification (ID) number: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.01(8)(b) and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.01(8)(d)

Regulatory Agency

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division Industrial Hazardous Waste Branch Compliance & Enforcement Section

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Alabama has adopted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Alabama as of April 6, 2018. The state's stricter rules apply to preapproval of hazardous wastes disposal, disposal plans, permitted transporters, notification, biennial report, closure report, waste generation report, on-site storage, on-site treatment, small quantity generators (SQGs), and very small quantity generators (VSQGs).

Administration and enforcement. The Alabama ...

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