Indiana TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Indiana TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit laws and rules: Indiana Code (IC) 13-15-1-3 to 13-25-3-6 and IC 13-22-3-1 to 13-22-3-10; 329 Indiana Administrative Code (IAC) 3.1-13-1 to 3.1-13-21

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Application process:

Application and permit conditions: 329 IAC 3.1-13-2, 329 IAC 3.1-13-3, and 329 IAC 3.1-13-15

Facility approval and certification rules: IC 13-22-10-5

Facility fees:

Permit application fees: IC 13-22-12-2 and IC 13-22-12-5

Permit renewal or Class 3 modification fees: IC 13-22-12-2

Annual operating fees: IC 13-22-12-3

Regulatory Agency

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Land Quality Permits Branch

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Indiana incorporates by reference the federal permit rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), including the remedial action plan (RAP) rules and the provisions for standardized permits. The state adds several stricter state standards concerning:

—Application process and permit conditions

—Facility construction and operation approval

—Permit and facility fees

Administration and enforcement. IDEM's Office of Land Quality administers and enforces the TSDF permit application and modification rules in Indiana.

State Requirements


Application and Permit

329 IAC 3.1-13-2, 329 IAC 3.1-13-3, 329 IAC 3.1-13-8, 329 IAC 3.1-13-9, and 329 IAC 3.1-13-15

Federal form. Applicants for a TSDF permit in Indiana must follow the federal TSDF permit application requirements. Applicants must submit the federal ...

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