Indiana Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Indiana Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator requirements: 329 Indiana Administrative Code (IAC) 3.1-7-1, 329 IAC 3.1-7-2, and 329 IAC 3.1-7-14 to 3.1-7-16

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Requirements for conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs): 329 IAC 3.1-6-1

Generator notification requirements: 329 IAC 3.1-1-10 to 3.1-1-12

Generator identification number: 329 IAC 3.1-1-12 and 329 IAC 3.1-1-13

State annual manifest report: 329 IAC 3.1-7-1 and Indiana Code (IC) 13-22-4-3.1

Biennial report: 329 IAC 3.1-7-14

Regulatory Agency

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Land Quality Compliance and Response Branch Hazardous Waste Management Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Indiana adopts by reference the federal regulations for hazardous waste generators, with stricter manifest and biennial report requirements.

Administration and enforcement. IDEM's Office of Land Quality administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator rules.

State Requirements


IC 13-22-4-3.1

On March 1 of each year, small quantity generators must submit a report to IDEM that summarizes the hazardous waste manifest shipments of the prior calendar year. Large quantity generators (LQGs) must submit the annual manifest report to IDEM in the years when they are not required to submit a biennial report (i.e., the odd-numbered years). See the state section MANIFESTS for more information.


329 IAC 3.1-7-14

LQGs are required to complete and submit a biennial report to IDEM by March 1 of every even-numbered year. The state's biennial report form is based on the federal ...

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