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Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance Remediation Division
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Louisiana follows the federal regulations for universal wastes and added regulation of antifreeze and electronics.
• Administration and enforcement. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Environmental Compliance administers and enforces the universal waste rules in Louisiana. DEQ's Office of Environmental Services provides assistance to the regulated environmental community.
Louisiana regulates antifreeze under the state universal waste rules (LAC 33:V.3801). "Antifreeze" is "an ethylene glycol-based mixture that lowers the freezing point of water and is used as an engine coolant" (LAC 33:V.3813).
To be managed under the universal waste rules, the antifreeze must be a waste as well ...