Arkansas Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste transporters: Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 23.6, AR Reg. 23.263.10 to 23.263.31, and Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) Hazardous Waste (HW) Rule 1 to Rule 10

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Identification numbers: AR Reg. 23.263.11

AHTD permit: AR Reg. 23.263.10, AR Reg. 23.263.13, AHTD HW Rule 4(b), AHTD HW Rule 4(c), and AHTD HW Rule 8

Commingling prohibition: AR Reg. 23.260.10

Discharges during transport: AHTD HW Rule 4(f), AR Reg. 23.263.30(c), and AR Reg. 23.263.31

Transfer facilities:

Identification numbers: AR Reg. 23.263.11

Fee: AR Reg. 23.6(r)

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Hazardous Waste Division

Arkansas State Highway Commission Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD)

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 rules for hazardous waste transporters, with additional state requirements for transfer facilities, permits, fees, and discharges during transport. For information on the federal requirements, see the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ and AHTD administer and enforce the rules for hazardous waste transporters in Arkansas.

State Requirements


Identification Numbers

AR Reg. 23.263.11

Both federal and Arkansas rules require that transporters obtain a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification (ID) number. However, unique to Arkansas is its requirement that any person who operates a hazardous waste transfer facility in the state obtain from ADEQ a separate and ...

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