Arkansas Hazardous Waste Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas Hazardous Waste Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste container requirements: Arkansas Pollution Control & Ecology Commission Control (APC&EC) Rule No. 23, Section 264.190 to 264.200 and APC&EC Rule No. 23, Section 265.190 to 265.202 (interim status)

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State-registered engineer requirement: APC&EC Rule No. 23, Section 264.191 to 264.193 and APC&EC Rule No. 23, Section 265.191 to 265.193 (interim status)

Organic air emissions standards: APC&EC Rule No. 23, Section 264.1030 to 264.1090 and APC&EC Rule No. 23, Section 265.1030 to 265.1091 (interim status)

Permit and facility fees: APC&EC Rule No. 23, Section 6

Facility design and operation: APC&EC Rule No. 23, Section 264.20(a)

Regulatory Agency

Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Land Resources

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. Arkansas has adopted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Arkansas as of October 2, 2020, which includes standards for generators accumulating hazardous waste on-site in tanks. 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. The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment’s Division of Environmental Quality administers and enforces the hazardous waste tank rules in Arkansas.

State Requirements


APC&EC Rule No. 23, Section 264.191 to 264.193

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Arkansas Hazardous Waste Tanks Resources

Type Title
Checklists TSDF Tank System Inspection Form (EQP 5192)
Forms Daily Tank Inspection Log
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