Louisiana Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Large quantity generator (LQG) and small quantity generator (SQG) rules: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V, Chapter 11

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Conditionally exempt small quantity generator (CESQG) rules: LAC 33:V.108

Notifications and reports:

Registration and notification: LAC 33:V.105.A.3, LAC 33:V.303.A.2, LAC 33:V.108, and LAC 33:V.1105

Annual reports: LAC 33:V.1111

Pretransport requirements:

Placarding: LAC 33:V.1109.A to 33:V.1109.D

Written confirmation from the treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF): LAC 33:V.1107.A.7

Generator fees: LAC 33:V.5101 to 33:V.5133

Regulatory Agency

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance Remediation Division

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana has adopted the federal rules for hazardous waste generators, with several additions that make the state rules more stringent. The state's more-stringent rules apply to on-site storage rules, notifications, reports, and manifests, pretransport requirements, and generator fees.

Administration and enforcement. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance administers and enforces the rules for hazardous waste generators in Louisiana.

State Requirements


The state has more-stringent on-site storage rules. See the state sections ACCUMULATION TIME and HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE for guidance on how to store hazardous waste on-site.


Registration and Notification

LAC 33:V.105.A.3, LAC 33:V.303.A.2, LAC 33:V.108, and LAC 33:V.1105

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