Arkansas Hazardous Waste Storage regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas Hazardous Waste Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste container requirements: Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 23.264.170 to 23.264.179 and AR Reg. 23.265.170 to 23.265.178 (interim status)

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Hazardous waste storage tank requirements: AR Reg. 23.264.190 to 23.264.200 and AR Reg. 23.265.190 to 23.265.202

Hazardous waste surface impoundment requirements: AR Reg. 23.264.220 to 23.264.232 and AR Reg. 23.265.220 to 23.265.231

Containment building requirements: AR Reg. 23.264.1100 to 23.264.1102 and AR Reg. 23.265.1100 to 23.265.1102

On-site storage requirements for generators: AR Reg. 23.262.34

Containment systems: AR Reg. 23. 264.175(b)(2)

Hazardous waste storage facility permit rules: AR Reg. 23.270.1 to 23.270.320

Hazardous waste storage facility fees: AR Reg. 23.6

On-site storage requirements for generators: AR Reg. 23.262.34 and AR Reg. 23.262.35(a)

Conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs): AR Reg. 23.262.35(a)

Regulatory Agency

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Hazardous Waste Division

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas follows the federal hazardous waste storage rules, including those for on-site storage for generators, and has additional and more stringent requirements for treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permits for the design of containment systems for container storage areas and for conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs) accumulating hazardous waste on-site. Arkansas also requires TSDFs to pay various facility fees, including those for storage of hazardous wastes.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Hazardous Waste Division ...

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