The regulations adopted by the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission
are the basis for ADEQ's environmental permitting, monitoring and enforcement, public
involvement activities and other services.
Most Arkansas regulations are based
on national environmental laws (acts of Congress) and national environmental regulations
found in the US Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). For simplicity, some Arkansas
regulations adopt federal regulations by reference.
Major national environment laws and the Code of Federal Regulations are available
via the US EPA website at:
(Effluent Guidelines) Website. The effluent guidelines promulgated by EPA,
sorted alphabetically by industry category. The
links below in the 'Industry Category' column
provide an overview of the regulation and available
EPA publications for the category. The links under
'40 CFR' go directly to the Code of Federal
For test Method (40 CFR 136)