Governing Law and Regulations
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7
Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Services Division Land Quality Bureau Solid Waste Section
DNR Environmental Services Division Land Quality Bureau UST Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Iowa's waste management rules include many of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act's (RCRA) Subtitle D and Subtitle I rules as well as more stringent state requirements for solid (nonhazardous) waste management facilities and underground storage tanks (USTs). Iowa has received RCRA authorization from EPA to administer and enforce a solid waste management program and a UST program in lieu of the federal programs under, respectively, RCRA Subtitle D and Subtitle I. RCRA authorization allows the Iowa Department of Natural ...