Regulations of the

Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission
(501) 682-7890

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The regulations adopted by the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission are the basis for ADEQ's permitting, monitoring and enforcement programs, public involvement activities and other services.
 
Regulation 1 (PDF)
Regulation for the Prevention of Pollution by Salt Water and Other Oil Field Wastes Produced by Wells in All Fields or Pools, effective March, 16, 1993.
(Water Division, 501-682-0656)
 
Regulation 2 (PDF)
Regulation Establishing Water Quality Standards for Surface Waters of the State of Arkansas as revised, effective March 24, 2014.
(Water Division, 501-682-0656)
 
Regulation 3 (PDF)
Licensing of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators as revised, effective March 15, 2008.
(Water Division, 501-682-0656)
 
Regulation 4 (PDF)
Regulation to Require a Disposal Permit for Real Estate Subdivisions in Proximity to Lakes and Streams, effective July 7, 1973.
(Water Division, 501-682-0656)
 
Regulation 5 (PDF)
Liquid Animal Waste Management Systems as revised, effective June 22, 2012.
(Water Division, 501-682-0656)
 
Regulation 6 (PDF)
Regulations For State Administration Of The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), effective March 24, 2014.
(Water Division, 501-682-0656)
 
Regulation 7 (PDF)
Civil Penalties, effective August 31, 1992.
(Legal Division, 501-682-0892)
 
Regulation 8 (PDF)
Administrative Procedures as revised, effective February 28, 2009.
(Legal Division, 501-682-0892)
 
Regulation 9 (PDF)
Permit Fee Regulations as revised, effective July 9, 2012.
(Legal Division, 501-682-0892)
 
Regulation 10
Effective January 19, 2002 the Regulation Governing the Revolving Loan Fund Program has been repealed.  The program has been transferred to the Arkansas Soil & Water Conservation Commission.  (Legislated by Act 459 of 2001 Regular Session, 2001 HOUSE BILL 1788.) View the Commission Minute Order.
 
Regulation 11 (PDF)
Regulations for Solid Waste Disposal Fees; Landfill Post-Closure Trust Fund; and Recycling Grants Program, effective February 09, 2013.
(Solid Waste Management Division, 501-682-0600)
 
Regulation 12 (PDF)
Storage Tank Regulations as revised, effective December 28, 2009.
(Regulated Storage Tanks Division, 501-682-0999)
 
Regulation 13
Effective April 22, 2006, this regulation was repealed. The provisions have been incorporated into Regulation 9 (PDF).
 
Regulation 14 (PDF)
Regulations and Administrative Procedures for the Waste Tire Program, effective August 18, 2012.
(Solid Waste Management Division, 501-682-0600)
 
Regulation 15 (PDF)
The Arkansas Open-Cut Mining and Land Reclamation Code as revised, effective February 13, 2014.
(Mining Division, 501-682-0807)
 
Regulation 16 (PDF)
Regulation of the State of Arkansas for Waste Reduction, Reuse, or Recycling Tax Credits, effective August 15, 2004.
(Solid Waste Management Division, Market Development Branch, 501-682-0588)
 
Regulation 17 (PDF)
Arkansas Underground Injection Control Code, effective February 14, 2005.
(Water Division, 501-682-0656)
 
Regulation 18 (PDF)
Arkansas Air Pollution Control Code, effective June 18, 2010.
(Air Division, 501-682-0739)
 
Regulation 19 (PDF)
Regulations of the Arkansas Plan of Implementation for Air Pollution Control, effective July 27, 2013. (Air Division, 501-682-0739)
 
Regulation 20 (PDF)
The Arkansas Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Code as revised, effective September 26, 2002.
(Mining Division, 501-682-0807)
 
Regulation 21 (PDF)
Arkansas Asbestos Abatement Regulation, effective October 8, 2011.
(Air Division, Asbestos Program, 501-682-0718)
 
Regulation 22 (PDF)
Solid Waste Management Rules, effective April 26, 2008.
(Solid Waste Management Division, 501-682-0600)
 
Regulation 23 (PDF)
Hazardous Waste Management as revised, effective August 12, 2012.
(Hazardous Waste Division, 501-682-0833)
 
Regulation 24
Effective September 1, 2007, this regulation was repealed. The provisions have been incorporated into Regulation 22.
(Solid Waste Management Division, 501-682-0600)
 
Regulation 25
Effective July 27, 2013, the Regulation Governing the Lead-Based Paint Activities has been repealed. The program has been transferred to the Arkansas Department of Health. (Legislated by Act 1011 of 2011).
(501-682-0718)
 
Regulation 26 (PDF)
Regulations of the Arkansas Operating Air Permit Program as revised, effective November 18, 2012.
(Air Division, 501-682-0739)
 
Regulation 27 (PDF)
Licensing of Operators of Solid Waste Management Facilities and Illegal Dumps Control Officers, effective April 13, 2006.
(Solid Waste Management Division, 501-682-0600)
 
Regulation 28 (PDF)
Regulation of the State of Arkansas for County Recycling Programs, effective December 23, 2004.
(Solid Waste Management Division, Recycling Branch, 501-682-0609)
 
Regulation 29 (PDF)
Brownfields Redevelopment as revised, effective March 3, 2006.
(Hazardous Waste Division, 501-682-0833)
 
Regulation 30 (PDF)
Arkansas Remedial Action Trust Fund Hazardous Substances Site Priority List as revised, effective July 20, 2013.
(Hazardous Waste Division, 501-682-0833)
 
Regulation 31 (PDF)
Nonattainment New Source Review Requirements, effective May 28, 2006.
(Air Division, 501-682-0739)
 
Regulation 32 (PDF)
Environmental Professional Certification, effective May 26, 2008.
(Hazardous Waste Division, 501-682-0833)

Regulation 33 (PDF)
Motor Vehicle Racing Facility Regulations, effective June 18, 2010.
(Air Division, 501-682-0739)
 
Regulation 34 (PDF)
State Water Permit Regulation, effective September 26, 2011.
(Water Division, 501-682-0656)
 

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Pursuant to Section 2 of Act 1219 of 1997, as of March 31, 1999, the Arkansas Department of Pollution Control and Ecology became the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. All regulations of the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission remain in full force before, during and after the Department's name change.