Governing Law and Regulations
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.
HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS
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 ...