Louisiana Land Disposal Restrictions regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana Land Disposal Restrictions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Land disposal restrictions (LDRs): Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V.2201 to 33:V.2247 and LAC 33:V.2299 (Tables 2 to 12)

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Petition fees: LAC 33:V.5120

LDR exemption requests:

Land disposal facility exemptions: LAC 33:V.2241 and LAC 33:V.5120

Underground injection well exemptions: LAC 33:V.2271

Waste minimization plan: LAC 33:V.2245.J, LAC 33:V.2245.K, LAC 33:V.2247.G, and LAC 33:V.2247.H

Regulatory Agencies

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance Enforcement Division Hazardous Waste, Solid Waste, UST Enforcement Section

DEQ Office of Environmental Services Environmental Assistance Division

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. The federal rules for land disposal restrictions (LDRs) and best demonstrated available technology (BDAT) are in effect in Louisiana. The state has added several more-stringent state standards. The state has additional requirements for persons seeking an exemption from the LDRs and additional requirements for persons seeking to dispose of prohibited wastes in an underground injection well. In addition, the state requires waste minimization plans from large quantity generators (LQGs) and treatment, storage and disposal facilities (TSDFs).

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Office of Environmental Compliance administers and enforces the state's LDRs. DEQ's Office of Environmental Services provides assistance to the regulated environmental community. When new regulations are issued under the Hazardous and Solid Waste ...


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