Louisiana Hazardous Waste Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Rules for hazardous waste treatment in tanks: 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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Rules for hazardous waste treatment in containers: LAC 33:V.2101 to 33:V.2119 and LAC 33:V.4417 to 33:V.4430 (interim status)

Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: LAC 33:V.2701 to 33:V.2723 and LAC 33:V.4477 to 33:V.4493 (interim status)

Hazardous waste surface impoundment rules: LAC 33:V.2901 to 33:V.2919 and LAC 33:V.4447 to LAC 33:V.4462 (interim status)

Hazardous waste incineration rules: LAC 33:V.3101 to LAC 33:V.3121 and LAC 33:V.4513 to LAC 33:V.4522 (interim status)

Thermal treatment rules: LAC 33:V.4523 to 33:V.4534 (interim-status facilities)

Treatment facilities:

Chemical, physical, and biological treatment rules: LAC 33:V.1521 (permitted facilities) and LAC 33:V.4535 to 33:V.4547 (interim-status facilities)

Generator on-site treatment: LAC 33:V.1109.E

Regulatory Agency

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance Enforcement Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana has not only adopted the federal hazardous waste treatment rules, but also has added more stringent state rules covering chemical, physical, and biological treatment as well as permit application requirements and fees. As under the federal rules, Louisiana allows hazardous waste generators to treat hazardous waste on-site without a permit, provided the generator treats hazardous waste in accumulation units such as tanks or containers that are in full compliance with the state's ...


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Louisiana Hazardous Waste Treatment Resources

Type Title
Forms Treatment and Storage Facility Inspection Form
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