Alabama Hazardous Waste Storage regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Alabama Hazardous Waste Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Storage facility permit rules: Alabama Administrative Code (Ala. Admin. Code r) 335-14-8

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Permit fees: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-1-6 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-8-.13

Hazardous waste surface impoundment requirements: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-5-.11 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-6-.11 (interim status)

Containment building rules: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-5-.30 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-6.30 (interim status)

Container requirements: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-5-.09 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-6-.09 (interim status)

Hazardous waste storage tank requirements: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-5-.10 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-6-.10 (interim status)

On-site storage rules for generators:

Large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs): Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.03(5)(a) and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.03(5)(d)

LQGs: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.03(5)

SQGs: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-3-.03(5)(d)

Regulatory Agency

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division Waste Programs Branch Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Alabama has adopted the federal hazardous waste storage rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) and generators and has added several more stringent rules. The state's more stringent hazardous waste storage rules apply to permits and fees for hazardous waste storage facilities, additional operation requirements for containers, containment systems for storage containers, and large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs) accumulating ...


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