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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Indiana has adopted the federal rules for tanks that store or treat hazardous waste and substituted the state's own deadlines for secondary containment.
In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use tanks must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees.
• Administration and enforcement. IDEM's Compliance and Response Branch administers and enforces the hazardous waste tank rules in Indiana.
IDEM's secondary containment installation deadlines for interim-status facilities differ from the federal rules because the state allows more time for existing tanks to complete installation.
Note: State law applies for the secondary containment installation deadlines because the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has authorized Indiana to set these later deadlines. IDEM deadlines depend on the construction of the tank and the waste being stored.
PERMITS AND FEES
Indiana's permit requirements for hazardous waste tanks include the federal standards plus ...