Louisiana Hazardous Waste Storage regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana Hazardous Waste Storage: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Container rules: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V.2101 to 33:V.2119 and LAC 33:V.4417 to 33:V.4430 (interim status)

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Hazardous waste storage tank requirements: LAC 33:V.1901 to 33:V.1921 and LAC 33:V.4431 to 33:V.4446 (interim status)

Surface impoundment requirements: LAC 33:V.2901 to 33:V.2919 and LAC 33:V.4447 to 33:V.4462 (interim status)

Facility permit rules, including permit fees: LAC 33:V. Chapter 3, LAC 33:V. Chapter 5, and LAC 33:V. Chapter 7

Environmental maintenance fees: LAC 33:V.5101 to 33:V.5147

Hazardous waste storage prohibition: LAC 33:V.2205

Container stacking restriction for permitted storage facilities: LAC 33:V.2109.B, LAC 33:V.1109.E.1.a.i, and LAC 33:V.1109.E.7.a

On-site storage rules for generators:

On-site storage for large quantity generators (LQGs): LAC 33:V.109, LAC 33:V.1109.E.1 to 33:V.1109.E.6, LAC 33:V.1901 to 33:V.1921

On-site storage for small quantity generators (SQGs): LAC 33:V.1109.E.7 to 33:V.1109.E.9

Regulatory Agency

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.

State Requirements


LAC 33:V.2205

Applicability. ...

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