Arkansas TSDF Responsibilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Arkansas TSDF Responsibilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) management rules: Arkansas Regulation (AR Reg.) 23.264.1 to 23.264.1102 and Appendices

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Interim-status TSDF management rules: AR Reg. 23.265.1 to 23.265.1102 and Appendices

TSDF fees: AR Reg. 23.6

TSDF permit rules: AR Reg. 23.270.1 to 23.270.320

Annual reports: AR Reg. 23.264.75 and AR Reg. 23.265.75 (interim status)

General standards:

Storage capacity: AR Reg. 23.264.20(a)(1) and AR Reg. 23.264.20(a)(2)

Facility emissions: AR Reg. 23.264.20(a)(3)

Safety standards: AR Reg. 23.264.20(a)(3)

TSDF personnel: AR Reg. 23.264.16(f) and AR Reg. 23.265.16(f) (interim status)

Operator certification: AR Reg. 23.264.16(f)(2)

Operating record: AR Reg. 23.264.73 and AR Reg. 23.265.73 (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Hazardous Waste Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arkansas'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 fees, permit rules, annual reports, general and specific facility design and operating requirements, personnel, operator certification, and operating record.

Administration and enforcement. ADEQ administers and enforces the hazardous waste TSDF requirements in Arkansas.

State Requirements


AR Reg. 23.6

Owners and operators of hazardous waste TSDFs in Arkansas pay various state facility fees. Arkansas has several facility fees, including permit fees for ...

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