Compliance Assurance and Enforcement in Oklahoma
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- Enforcement in Oklahoma
- Air Enforcement in Oklahoma
- Water Enforcement in Oklahoma
- Hazardous Waste Enforcement in Oklahoma
Enforcement in Oklahoma
Our vision in Oklahoma is to make environmental compliance commonplace to achieve clean air, water, and land. Our mission is to protect and sustain human health and the environment by ensuring compliance with Federal environmental laws in partnership with the states and tribes.
Air Enforcement in Oklahoma
Objectives and Goals for Oklahoma
The Air Enforcement Branch serves as the principal point of contact among all stakeholders on Oklahoma air pollution enforcement issues. Our staff:
- inspect active Oklahoma facilities,
- review records and data to assess compliance strategies,
- investigate potential noncompliance activities,
- actively participate in negotiations for new enforcement orders,
- manage existing enforcement orders,
- respond to numerous and varied requests for Applicability Determination, Alternative Monitoring, and Compliance Assistance Projects,
- Delegation Documents for State of Oklahoma, and
- Status of Delegations for State of Oklahoma by specific Rule/Subpart
Water Enforcement in Oklahoma
Drinking Water Enforcement in Oklahoma
The Safe Drinking Water Act program performs the necessary for the enforcement for the Public Water Supply and Underground Injection Control. These enforcement actions are handled in coordination with the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality.
Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4)
Storm Water Management Program (SWMP)
The NPDES MS4 permit requires, permittees to develop and implement a comprehensive Storm Water Management Program (SWMP) that must include pollution prevention measures, treatment or removal techniques, monitoring, use of legal authority, and other appropriate measures to control the quality of storm water discharged to the storm drains and thence to waters of the United States. If you are a permitted MS4 that has recently received a letter from EPA to participate in the MS4 Self-Assessment, you should download all the Modules, that apply to the programs you have implemented.
Drinking Water Provider Compliance Information
Looking for compliance information about your drinking water system? These useful web pages can help you learn how your drinking water provider is meeting federal and state requirements. Enter your providers name and search for results.
- Oklahoma Drinking Water Watch
- EPA's State Drinking Water Information Systems (SDWIS)
- Oklahoma Inspection Reports and Enforcement Cases
Underground Injection Control (UIC) Electronic Data Entry
Daily Volume and Pressure Submittal
Select UIC wells within the EPA direct implementation program have been notified that they are required by permit to monitor injector well pressures and volumes daily and report those values weekly. EPA has developed an internet based electronic reporting system to make it easier for operators to meet this requirement. You may access this program by clicking on the following link. UIC Electronic Registration and Login.
Hazardous Waste Enforcement in Oklahoma
Waste Enforcement in Oklahoma
Oklahoma is authorized to administer the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act hazardous waste program under EPA oversight. The Hazardous Waste Enforcement Branch, with the State, is responsible for enforcing these regulations. The Branch conducts inspections, reviews and data analysis to assess compliance. The Branch takes enforcement actions and assess the nature and extent of contamination and clean up.
Enforcement of Lead-Based Paint Requirements in Oklahoma
The Hazardous Waste Enforcement Branch is responsible for enforcing the provisions of the Toxic Substances Control Act dealing with lead-based paint. While States have analogous State requirements, Only Oklahoma has assumed the Toxic Substances Control Act lead-based paint program.