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Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Louisiana follows the federal rules for hazardous waste tanks, including the federal air emissions standards. The state has its own specific requirements for secondary containment systems and prompt notification in the event of a release from the tank system. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities that use tanks for storage or treatment of hazardous waste must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees. The state's more stringent permit standards and fees are reviewed in the state section TSDF PERMITS. Generators who use hazardous waste tanks are required to pay a state registration fee and an ...