Louisiana Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous Waste Control Law, Louisiana Revised Statutes (LRS) 30:2189

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Hazardous material transporter rules: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V.10101 to 33:V.10905

Hazardous waste transporter rules: LAC 33:V.1301 to 33:V.1329

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification number (ID number): LAC 33:V.1303

Financial responsibility: LAC 33:V.1313

Contingency plan: LAC 33:V.1315

Spills and cleanup: LAC 33:V.1315 and LAC 33:V.1317

Mixing of wastes: LAC 33:V.1305 and LAC 33:V.1309

Containers: LAC 33:V.1319 and LAC 33:V.1309.D

Hazardous wastes that are also hazardous materials: LAC 33:V.1321

Vehicle markings: LAC 33:V.1323

Regulatory Agencies

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Department of Public Safety and Correction (DPS)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana has adopted the federal rules for hazardous waste transporters and added several stricter requirements. The state's additional rules cover the following:

—Financial responsibility

—Emergency preparedness

—Shipping wastes

Administration and enforcement. DEQ administers the hazardous waste transporter rules in Louisiana. Hazardous material requirements, including hazardous waste labeling, placarding, proper use of containers, and discharge reports, are administered by DPS.

State Requirements

HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS

Registration

All transporters and importers of hazardous wastes must register with DEQ by submitting the appropriate form. The Notification of Hazardous Waste Activity Form and the Importation of Hazardous Waste Notification Form are ...


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