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North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Section
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. North Carolina adopts by reference the federal surface impoundment rules and adds some state requirements for permitted facilities. The state rules include design and construction standards for liners and leachate collection systems and facility fees.
• Administration and enforcement. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Division of Waste Management administers and enforces the surface impoundment requirements in North Carolina.