Governing Law and Regulations
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance Enforcement Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Louisiana's hazardous waste storage rules include the federal rules and the state's additional container stacking restriction for permitted facilities, surface impoundment requirements, storage facility fees, and on-site generator storage requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Office of Environmental Compliance administers and enforces the hazardous waste storage rules in Louisiana.