Arkansas Hazardous Waste Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas Hazardous Waste Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste tank rules: Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 23.264.190 to 23.264.200 and AR Reg. 23.265.190 to 23.265.202 (interim status)

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State registered engineer requirement: AR Reg. 23.264.191 to 23.264.193 and AR Reg. 23.265.191 to 23.265.193 (interim status)

Organic air emissions standards: AR Reg. 23.264.1030 to 23.264.1090 and AR Reg. 23.265.1030 to 23.265.1091 (interim status)

Facility design and operation: AR Reg. 23.264.20(a)

Regulatory Agency

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Hazardous Waste Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. Arkansas has adopted the federal hazardous waste tank requirements, including the organic air emissions standards. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use tanks to store or treat hazardous waste must comply with a state-specific certification requirement as well as additional permit application and fee requirements and state facility performance standards.

· Administration and enforcement. ADEQ administers and enforces the hazardous waste tank rules in Arkansas.

State Requirements


AR Reg. 23.264.191 to 23.264.193

Certifications and assessments of a tank's condition, as well as certain tests and inspections as required under the Arkansas hazardous waste tank regulations, must be conducted by an independent, qualified professional engineer who is also registered in the state of Arkansas.


Hazardous waste facility owners and operators in Arkansas are subject to several additional state permit ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements