Louisiana TSDF Responsibilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana TSDF Responsibilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) management requirements: Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 33:V.101 to 33:V.199, LAC 33:V.1501 to 33:V.3719, and LAC 33:V.4301 to 33:V.4739 (interim status)

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Permit application procedure rules: LAC 33:V.301 to 33:V.721

TSDF permit application and annual fees: LAC 33:V.401 to 33:V.699 and LAC 33:V.5101 to 33:V.5147

Financial assurance: LAC 33:V.3715

Facility security: LAC 33:V.1507

Personnel training: LAC 33:V.1515

Notification: LAC 33:V.1531 and LAC 33:V.1527.E

Incoming wastes: LAC 33:V.1527

Regulatory Agency

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana's rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) include the federal rules and some more stringent state requirements. The state's rules cover annual reports, containers, contingency plan notification, corrective action, disposal prohibitions, facility location standards, disposal facility construction and design, groundwater standards, closure and post-closure standards, fees, financial assurance, facility security, personnel training, notification, and standards for receiving and monitoring incoming wastes.

Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Office of Environmental Compliance administers and enforces the hazardous waste TSDF requirements in Louisiana.

State Requirements


TSDF owners and operators in Louisiana must report annually on their hazardous waste activities. The state's annual reporting requirement is in addition to the ...

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