Alabama TSDF Responsibilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Alabama TSDF Responsibilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) management rules: Alabama Administrative Code (Ala. Admin. Code r) 335-14-5-.01 to 335-14-5-.31 and Appendices

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Interim-status TSDF management rules: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-6-.01 to 335-14-6-.31 and Appendices

TSDF permit rules: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-8-.01 to 335-14-8-.15

TSDF fees: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-1-6-.01 to 335-1-6-.07 and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-8-.13

Waste analysis plan: Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-5-.02(4) and Ala. Admin. Code r 335-14-6-.02(4) (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Land Division Governmental Hazardous Waste Branch Hazardous Waste Program

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Alabama's rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) include the federal rules and some more stringent state requirements. The state's more stringent rules cover facility permits, facility fees, preapproval of waste disposal, design requirements and standards, biennial reports, waste analysis plans, contingency plans, and groundwater standards.

Administration and enforcement. ADEM's Governmental Hazardous Waste Branch administers and enforces the hazardous waste TSDF management requirements in Alabama.

State Requirements


Alabama's permit requirements for TSDFs include the federal standards with additional state rules regarding permit exemptions, permit conditions, permit application and modification fees, and facility siting requirements. In addition, hazardous ...

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