Governing Law and Regulations
Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division Governmental Hazardous Waste Branch Hazardous Waste Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Alabama follows the federal rules for land treatment. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) who engage in land treatment activities must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state permit and facility fees. See the state section TSDF PERMITS to review these requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management's (ADEM) Governmental Hazardous Waste Branch administers and enforces the land treatment rules in Alabama.