Louisiana Hazardous Waste Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana Hazardous Waste Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste tank management rules: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V.1901 to 33:V.1921 and LAC 33:V.4431 to 33:V.4446 (interim status)

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Organic air emissions rules: LAC 33:V.1701 to 33:V.1799, LAC 33:V.4549 to 33:V.4589, and LAC 33:V.4719 to 33:V.4739 (interim status)

Secondary containment: LAC 33:V.1907

External liners:

Impermeable standard: LAC 33:V.1907.E.1.e

Lined concrete: LAC 33:V.1907.E.1.f and LAC 33:V.1907.K

Unlined/uncoated concrete: LAC 33:V.1907.E.1.f.ii and LAC 33:V.1907.J

Vaults: LAC 33:V.1907.E.2.d

Release notification: LAC 33:V.1913 and LAC 33:I.3923

Regulatory Agency

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance Enforcement Division Hazardous Waste, Solid Waste, UST Enforcement Section

DEQ Office of Environmental Services Environmental Assistance Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

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 ...


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