Indiana Hazardous Waste Storage regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Indiana Hazardous Waste Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Storage facility design and operating rules: 329 Indiana Administrative Code (IAC) 3.1-9 and 329 IAC 3.1-10 (interim status)

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Storage facility permit rules and fees: Indiana Code (IC) 13-15-1-3 to 13-25-3-6; IC 13-22-3-1 to 13-22-3-10; IC 13-22-10-5; IC 13-22-12; 329 IAC 3.1-13-1 to 3.1-13-21; and 329 IAC 3.1-1-14.1

On-site storage rules for generators: 329 IAC 3.1-7-1

Fees: IC 13-22-12

Lead-acid batteries: IC 13-20-16 and 329 IAC .1-11.1-1

Overview: 329 IAC 3.1-11.1-1

Definitions: 329 IAC 3.1-11.1-2

Retailers and wholesalers: IC 13-20-16 and 329 IAC 3.1-11.1-3

Intermediate storage facilities: 329 IAC 3.1-11.1-4

Reclaimers: 329 IAC 3.1-11.1-5

Transporters: 329 IAC 3.1-11.1-6

Closure and post-closure: 329 IAC 3.1-11.1-7

Regulatory Agency

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

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Indiana incorporates by reference the federal requirements for generators accumulating (storing) hazardous waste on-site without a permit through its adoption of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Indiana as of December 26, 2019. Generators should review the national sections ACCUMULATION TIME and HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE for more information. The state has more stringent storage facility permit standards. See the state section TSDF RESPONSIBILITIES for more information.

In addition, Indiana has its own rules for the management of lead-acid batteries, including storage, transportation, and disposal by retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, other storage ...

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