Arkansas Hazardous Waste Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment facility fees: Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 23.6

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Hazardous waste container requirements: AR Reg. 23.264.170 to 23.264.179 and AR Reg. 23.265.170 to 23.265.178 (interim status)

Hazardous waste storage tank requirements: AR Reg. 23.264.190 to 23.264.200 and AR Reg. 23.265.190 to 23.265.202

Hazardous waste surface impoundment requirements: AR Reg. 23.264.220 to 23.264.232 and AR Reg. 23.265.220 to 23.265.231

Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: AR Reg. 23.264.270 to 23.264.283 and AR Reg. 23.265.270 to 23.265.282

Hazardous waste incineration rules: AR Reg. 23.264.340 to 23.264.351 and AR Reg. 23.265.340 to 23.265.352

Thermal treatment interim-status facility rules: AR Reg. 23.265.370 to 23.265.383

Chemical, physical, and biological treatment interim-status facility rules: AR Reg. 23.265.400 to 23.265.406

State performance standards for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): AR Reg. 23.264.20

On-site treatment by generators: AR Reg. 23.270.1(c)(2)(i) and AR Reg. 23.262.34

Regulatory Agency

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Hazardous Waste Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas follows the federal requirements for hazardous waste treatment facilities, including those for generators treating hazardous waste on-site. The state has added several important, more stringent rules in connection with: treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDF) permits, facility fees, and facility performance standards.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ's Hazardous Waste Division administers and ...

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