Arkansas PCB Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas PCB Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste facilities:

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Annual report: Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.)23.262.41

Liquid hazardous waste containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): AR Reg. 23.268.6 and AR Reg. 23.268.42

Solid waste landfills: AR Reg. 22.412, AR Reg 22.511, and AR Reg 22.608

Training: AR Reg. 27 Appendix A-2

Regulatory Agencies

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Solid Waste Management Division

ADEQ Hazardous Waste 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. Arkansas follows the federal regulations for handling, marking, treating, storing, and disposing of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and PCB items. See the national section PCB MANAGEMENT for additional guidance. Arkansas has additional requirements for liquid hazardous waste containing PCBs, and reporting, screening, and training requirements.

Administration and enforcement. EPA Region 6 is responsible for enforcing the PCB regulations under the federal Toxic Substances Control Act in Arkansas. ADEQ's Hazardous Waste Division and Solid Waste Management Division administer and enforce the state hazardous waste and solid waste requirements, respectively.

State Requirements


Annual Report

AR Reg. 23.262.41

All generators of hazardous waste (including PCBs and PCB-contaminated waste) in Arkansas must prepare and submit a single copy of an annual report to ADEQ by March 1 of each year. The annual report must be submitted on forms furnished by ADEQ and must cover generator activities during the previous calendar year. For ...

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