Header

  Close Menu

Effective Nonrule Policies

If you have questions, please contact the IDEM office identified with each NPD listed below.

Effective Nonrule Policy Documents
Multiple Program Areas
ID # Policy Description Effective DateCitationContact
ENF-001 [PDF] IDEM's policy for determining penalties for violations of the 1998 UST Upgrade Requirements which go into effect December 23, 1998 04/05/1999 IC 13-23-14 Enforcement Branch
(317) 233-5529
ENF-002 [PDF] Civil Penalty Policy 04/05/1999 IC 13-30-4 Enforcement Branch
(317) 233-5529
ENF-003-R1 [PDF] Supplemental Environmental Project Policy
Application [DOC]
06/20/2008 IC 13-11-2-166
42 U.S.C. § 13101 [PDF]
Enforcement Branch
(317) 233-5529
MP-004-R2 [PDF] Self-Disclosure & Environmental Audit Policy
View the superseded nonrule policy A-002-OE-06-P-R1 [PDF]
02/05/2010 IC 13-11-1
IC 13-11-2-69
IC 13-28-4-7
IC 13-30-3
IC 13-30-4
IC 13-30-7
IC 36-1-2
Office of Program Support
(317) 234-6562
MP-005 [PDF] Compliance and Enforcement Response Policy 10/02/2009 IC 13-30-3-3
IC 13-30-7
IC 13-30-10
IC 13-14-5-3
Office of Legal Counsel
(317) 232-8753
MP-007 [PDF] Implementation of Ground Water Quality Standards 12/08/2008 327 IAC-2-11-2(e) [PDF]
327 IAC-2-11-2(f) [PDF]
327 IAC-2-11-2(g) [PDF]
Drinking Water Branch
(317) 234-7430
MP-008 [PDF] Applicability of RCRA Corrective Action Laws to Current Owners of Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites 11/13/2015 IC 13-22-2
IC 13-22-3
IC 13-22-13
IC 13-25-4
329 IAC 3.1 [PDF]
Office of Legal Counsel
(317) 232-8753
MP-009 [PDF] Inspection Right of Access 12/13/2019 IC 13-14-1-6
IC 13-14-2-2
IC 13-18-3-9
IC 13-20-13-6
IC 13-23-13-12
IC 13-25-4-6
Office of Legal Counsel
(317) 232-8753
Office of Air Quality
ID # Policy Description Effective DateCitationContact
Air-004 [PDF] Asbestos Accreditation/Licensing Review Policy 12/04/1996 IC 13-17-6
326 IAC 14-10 [PDF]
326 IAC 18-1 [PDF]
326 IAC 18-3 [PDF]
Asbestos/Lead Section
(317) 232-8219
Air-005 [PDF] Guidance on Definition of "Source" for Collocated Activities 02/27/1996 326 IAC 2-7-1 (21) [PDF] Permits Branch
(317) 234-5132
Air-006 [PDF] Title V Permitting Issues: definition of "source" and inclusion of on-site contractors under Title V rules 09/24/1996 326 IAC 2-7-1 (21) [PDF]
326 IAC 2-7-2 [PDF]
Permits Branch
(317) 234-5132
(317) 233-2629
Air-007-R2 [PDF] Guidelines for Submittal and Review of Annual Compliance Certifications under the Federally Enforceable State Operating Permit (FESOP) and Part 70 Permit Programs 10/31/2008 326 IAC 2 Permits Branch
(317) 234-5132
Air-011 [PDF] Provides schedule of source test fees for source tests submitted for IDEM's approval 04/10/1997 326 IAC 2-1.1-7
326 IAC 2-7-19
326 IAC 2-8-16
Office of Air Quality
(317) 233-3861
Air-013 [PDF] Part 70 Permit Application Requirements - Compliance Certifications and White Paper #1 07/09/1997 326 IAC 2-7-4 [PDF]
316 IAC 2-8-3 [PDF]
Permits Branch
(317) 234-5132
Air-014-R2 [PDF] Approval and Validation of Alternate Emission Factors 05/05/2005 326 IAC 2-6-4(c)(5)(E) Office of Air Quality
(317) 233-3861
Air-017 [PDF] Submission of Annual Non-Methane Organic Compound Reports for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills 04/24/1998 326 IAC 8-8
326 IAC 8-8.1
Compliance and Enforcement Branch
(317) 232-8457
Air-019 [PDF] Current Operating Policy for IDEM-Administered Asbestos Examinations 08/14/1998   Asbestos/Lead Section
(317) 232-8219
Air-020 [PDF] Guidance to predicting a high ozone level day for sources subject to 326 IAC 8-13 11/12/1998 326 IAC 8-13 [PDF] Office of Air Quality
(317) 2333861
Air-023 [PDF] Phase II Acid Rain Permit 24 Month Application Requirement (326 IAC 21-1-1) 06/30/1999 326 IAC 21-1-1 [PDF] Permits Branch
(317) 234-5132
Air-027 [PDF] Open Burning of Motor Vehicles for Firefighter Training 05/12/2001 326 IAC 4-1-4.1 Office of Air Quality
(317) 233-3861
Air-029 [PDF] Fugitive Dust from Coal Mines 04/05/2002 326 IAC 6-4 Southwest Regional Office
(812) 380-2305
Air-031 [PDF] Guidance for the Interpretation of the Term "Emission Data" 01/02/2004   Office of Air Quality
(317) 233-3861
Air-032 [PDF] Stage II Vapor Recovery for E85 Fuel Blends 07/06/2007 326 IAC 8-4-6(c)(2)(A)(i) Compliance and Enforcement Branch
(317) 232-8457
Air-033 [PDF] Air Permit Applications: Notices of Deficiency and Placing Applications on Hold 10/31/2008 326 IAC 2-7
326 IAC 2-8
Permits Branch
(317) 234-5132
Air-034 [PDF] Guidelines for Approval and Use of Representative Stack Test Data 02/03/2010 326 IAC 2 Office of Air Quality
(317) 233-3861
Air-035 [ZIP] Permitting Ethanol Production Facilities 03/15/2011 326 IAC 2-2-1
326 IAC 2-3-2
326 IAC 2-7-1
Permits Branch
(317) 234-5132
Air-036 [PDF] Stage II Vapor Recovery System for Gasoline Dispensing Facilities in Clark, Floyd, Lake and Porter Counties, Indiana 04/12/2013 326 IAC 8-4-6(c) Office of Air Quality
(317) 2333861
Air-038 [PDF] Permitting of Activities Located at Livestock Production Operations including Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations 02/13/2015 326 IAC 2 Compliance and Enforcement Branch
(317) 232-8457
Air-039 [PDF] Permitting of Activities Located at Crop Production Operations 02/13/2015 326 IAC 2 Compliance and Enforcement Branch
(317) 232-8457
Air-040 [PDF] Revocation of Air Construction and/or Operating Permits 11/10/2017 IC 4-21.5 Permits Branch
(317) 234-5132
Office of Land Quality
ID # Policy Description Effective DateCitationContact
Waste-0001 [PDF] Guidance Interpreting Indiana Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Operational Regulations 11/18/1996 329 IAC 10 [PDF] Solid Waste Permits Section
(317) 232-7200
Waste-0002 [PDF] Guidance Interpreting the $0.50/Ton Solid Waste Management Fee 12/19/1996 IC 13-20-22 Solid Waste Permits Section
(317) 232-7200
Waste-0003 [PDF] Guidance for Statistical Evaluation Plan Preparation and Review 02/06/1997 329 IAC 10-21-6 [PDF]
329 IAC 10-21-8 [PDF]
Permits Geology Section
(317) 232-8713
Waste-0005 [PDF] Disposal of Empty Containers as Solid Waste 05/09/1997
Revised 02/14/2005
40 CFR 261.31, .32, .33
329 IAC 3.1-6-1(b)
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0006 [PDF] Waste Status of Chromated Copper Arsenate Treated Wood 05/09/1997
Revised 03/01/2014 
40 CFR 261.4(b)(9)
329 IAC 10-2-179(b)(2) [PDF]
329 IAC 10 [PDF]
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0007 [PDF] Important Notice Regarding Whole Waste Tire Disposal Ban 05/30/1997 IC 13-20-14 [PDF] Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0008 [PDF] Management of Hazardous Waste Residues Removed from Empty Containers 06/27/1997 40 CFR 261.7(a)(1) Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0011 [PDF] Staging Policy for Permitted Hazardous Waste Management Facilities 06/27/1997 40 CFR 264
40 CFR 270
Hazardous Waste Permit Section
(317) 232-3242
Waste-0016 [PDF] Container Stacking Policy 10/14/1997
Revised 03/01/2014
329 IAC 3.1 [PDF] - 10.1 [PDF]
40 CFR 265 31 & 35
40 CFR 265.174
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0018 [PDF] Hazardous Waste Personnel Training 10/14/1997 329 IAC 3.1-7 & 10 [PDF]
40 CFR 262.34(a)(4)
40 CFR 265.16
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 232-3242
Waste-0019 [PDF] Important Notice Regarding the Yard Waste Disposal Ban 10/22/1997 IC 13-20-9
IC 13-20-10-9
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0022 [PDF] Regulatory Analysis: "Closed" Containers 10/14/1997
Revised 03/31/2014
329 IAC 3.1 [PDF]
40 CFR 262.34
40 CFR 265.173(a)
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0025 [PDF] Guidance on Direct Transfer of Infectious Waste at Non-permitted Transfer Operations 01/20/1998 IC 13-11-2-235
IC 16-41-16-4
410 IAC 1-3-24 [PDF]
Solid Waste Permits Section
(317) 232-7200
Waste-0026 [PDF] Post-Closure Uses of Solid Waste Disposal Facilities 02/25/1998 329 IAC 10-23-3 [PDF] Solid Waste Permits Section
(317) 232-7200
Waste-0027 [PDF] Storage of Type III Foundry Sands Prior To Legitimate Use 04/09/1998 IC 13-19-3-7
329 IAC 10-2 [PDF]
329 IAC 10-90 [PDF]
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0028 [PDF] Use of Foundry Sands in Accordance with House Enrolled Act 1541 04/22/1998 329 IAC 10-9 [PDF]
IC 13-19-3-7
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0029 [PDF] Disposal Facility Contingency Plan for Improperly Packaged Asbestos Containing Materials 08/12/1998 329 IAC 10-8.1-12(e)(4)(E) [PDF] Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0030 [PDF] Clarification of "Vault" and "Liner" Definitions 09/23/1998   Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0031 [PDF] Waste Classification of Railroad Ties and Utility Poles 09/23/1998 329 IAC 10 [PDF] Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0033 [PDF] Collecting Static Water Level Measurements and Developing Groundwater Flow Maps 03/25/1999 40 CFR 261.4(b)(9)
329 IAC 10-2 [PDF]
329 IAC 10-2-179(b)(2) [PDF]
329 IAC 10 [PDF]
Permits Geology Section
(317) 232-8713
Waste-0035 [PDF] Other Material Storage in Permitted Storage Areas 09/21/1999 40 CFR 264.175 Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0036 [PDF] Containment System Guidance for Permitted Container Storage Areas 09/21/1999 329 IAC 3.1-10.1 [PDF]
40 CFR
Engineering Section
(317) 232-8603
Waste-0038 [PDF] Property Containing Contaminated Aquifers/Underground Storage Tanks 04/20/2000 IC 13-23
329 IAC 9 [PDF]
Petroleum Branch
(317) 232-8900
Waste-0040 [PDF] Use of Foundry Sand in Land Application and as a Soil Amendment 04/20/2000 IC 13-11-2-114.2
IC 13-19-3-7
PL 30-1999, SEC.5 (noncode)
Industrial Waste Compliance Section
(317) 234-6964
Waste-0045 [PDF] Regulatory Status of Hazardous Waste Evaporators 11/17/2000 329 IAC 3.1 [PDF] Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0046-R1 [PDF] Remediation Closure Guide (formerly known as the Risk Integrated System of Closure (RISC) Technical Guidance and Users Guide) 03/22/2012 IC 13-12-3-2
IC 13-25-5-8.5
Science Services Branch
(317) 232-3215
Waste-0047 [PDF] Property Containing Contaminated Aquifers 01/30/1997 IC 13-24-1
IC 13-25-4
State Cleanup Section
(317) 234-0347
Waste-0049 [PDF] Voluntary Remediation Program Community Relations Plan 04/20/2001 IC 13-25-5-7
IC 13-25-5-11
Voluntary Remediation Section
(317) 234-0966
Waste-0050 [PDF] Equivalent Secondary Containment Devices for Hazardous Waste Tanks Containing Baghouse Dust 06/21/2002 40 CFR 265.193
329 IAC 3.1 [PDF]
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0051 [PDF] Brownfields Program Comfort and Site Status Letters Policy 04/18/2003 IC 13-23-13
IC 13-24-1
IC 13-25-4
Brownfields Section
(317) 234-4293
Waste-0053 [PDF] Drilling Procedures and Monitoring Well Construction Guidelines 03/17/2009 IC 25-17.6
IC 25-39
312 IAC 12
312 IAC 13
Science Services Branch
(317) 232-3215
Waste-0055 Methyl-Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) Remediation 03/17/2005 IC 13-23-13
IC 13-24-1
IC 13-25-4
IC 13-25-5
Petroleum Branch
(317) 232-8900
Waste-0056 Methane Monitoring Program 03/17/2005 329 IAC 10-20-17 Permits Geology Section
(317) 232-8713
Waste-0057 Sampling and Analysis of Ground Water for Metals at Remediation Sites 03/17/2005   Science Services Branch
(317) 232-3215
Waste-0058 Use of waste tire chips in on-site sewage systems 11/17/2005 329 IAC 10-3-1 Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0060 [PDF] Remediation Program Guide 03/22/2012 IC 6-1.1-45.5
IC 13-11-2
IC 13-12-3-2
IC 13-19-5
IC 13-23-13
IC 13-24-1
IC 13-25-4
IC 13-25-5
327 IAC 2-6.1
329 IAC 9-4
329 IAC 9-5
329 IAC 9-6
312 IAC 13-10-2
Remediation Branch
(317) 234-4165
Waste-0061 [PDF] Contained-in Determination Policy 04/10/2015 329 IAC 3.1
329 IAC 10
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0062 [PDF] Solid Waste Permits and Registrations - Late Renewal Applications Policy 04/14/2014 329 IAC 10
329 IAC 11
329 IAC 11.5
329 IAC 11.6
329 IAC 11.7
329 IAC 15
Solid Waste Permits Section
(317) 232-7200
Waste-0063 [PDF] Excess Liability Trust Fund Reimbursement of Certain Incidental Materials, Supplies and Equipment Costs, Documentation and IDEM Review Procedures 03/15/2014 328 IAC-1 Petroleum Branch
(317) 232-8900
Waste-0064 [PDF] Uncontaminated Soil Policy 04/10/2015 329 IAC 3.1
329 IAC 10
Compliance and Response Branch
(317) 234-6923
Waste-0065 [PDF] Procedures for Gaining Access to Third Party Properties by Responsible Parties Performing Remediation 11/13/2015 IC 13-12-3-2
IC 13-22-3
IC 13-22-13
IC 13-23-13
IC 13-24-1
IC 13-25-4
IC 13-25-5
329 IAC 3.1 [PDF]
329 IAC 4 [PDF]
329 IAC 9 [PDF]
329 IAC 10 [PDF]
Petroleum Branch
(317) 232-8900
Waste-0066 [PDF] Alternate Water Supply 03/11/2016 40 CFR 300.415(a)(2) and (e)
Appendix D to 40 CFR Part 300
40 CFR 264.100(e)
40 CFR 264.101(c)
IC 13-12-3-2
IC 13-22-13-1
IC 13-23-13-0.2 et seq.
IC 13-24-1-1 et seq.
IC 13-25-4-0.2 et seq.
IC 13-25-5-8.5
312 IAC 13-10 [PDF]
329 IAC 7.1-8-1 [PDF]
329 IAC 9-5-7 [PDF]
329 IAC 10-21-13 [PDF]
329 IAC 10-23-7 [PDF]
329 IAC 10-29-9 [PDF]
329 IAC 10-31-7 [PDF]
329 IAC 10-38-7 [PDF]
329 IAC 11-4-4 [PDF]
Science Services Branch
(317) 232-3215
Waste-0067 [PDF] RCRA Applicability to Baghouse Dust and Dust Collection Storage Tanks 06/13/2016 42 U.S.C. § 6903(5)
40 CFR 60.271(b)
40 CFR 262.11
40 CFR 262.34
40 CFR 265, Subpart J
IC 13-11-2-99
IC 13-11-2-223(a)
329 IAC 3.1
Office of Legal Counsel
(317) 234-9581
Waste-0069 [PDF] Independent Closure Process Guidance 08/08/2020 IC 13-11-2-193.5
IC 13-14-2-6
IC 13-23-13-4
IC 13-23-13-5
IC 13-23-13-8
IC 13-24-1-2(b)
IC 13-24-1-4
329 IAC 7.1
329 IAC 9
Petroleum Branch
(317) 232-8900
Office of Program Support
ID # Policy Description Effective DateCitationContact
MP-004-R2 [PDF] Self-Disclosure & Environmental Audit Policy
View the superseded nonrule policy A-002-OE-06-P-R1 [PDF]
02/05/2010 IC 13-11-1
IC 13-11-2-69
IC 13-28-4-7
IC 13-30-3
IC 13-30-4
IC 13-30-7
IC 36-1-2
Office of Program Support
(317) 234-6562
OPPTA
0001-05
Confidentiality and Quality Assurance 02/19/2006 IC 13-28
IC 13-30-6
Office of Program Support
(317) 234-6562
OPS-001-R1 [PDF] Consideration of economic need and displacement of private sector services in source reduction and recycling grants 12/31/1998 IC 13-20-22-2.1 Office of Program Support
(317) 234-6562
Office of Water Quality
ID # Policy Description Effective DateCitationContact
Water-003 [PDF] Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Long-Term Control Plan Use Attainability Analysis Guidance 01/13/2002 327 IAC 2
327 IAC 5
Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-005 Sanitary Sewer Construction Permit Applications For Communities with Combined Sewer Overflow Outfalls 05/09/2003 327 IAC 3-1-1 thru 327 IAC 3-6-32 Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-006 Wetlands Deed Restriction NPD 10/14/2005 IC 13-18-22
327 IAC 17
Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-007 [PDF] Compliance and Technical Assistance Program Quality Assurance Guarantee 02/19/2006 IC 13-28
IC 13-30-6
Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-008 [PDF] January 1, 2004, Effective Date for Isolated Wetland Determinations 09/08/2006 IC 13-11-2-265
IC 13-18-22-10
327 IAC 17-1-3(1)(A)
327 IAC 17-1-3(1)(B)
327 IAC 17-1-3(7)(A)
327 IAC 17-1-3(7)(B)
327 IAC 17-1-3(7)(C)
327 IAC 17-1-3(7)(D)
327 IAC 17-1-3(7)(H)(i)(CC)
327 IAC 17-1-3(9)(A)(v)
327 IAC 17-1-3(12)(A)
327 IAC 17-1-3(12)(B)
327 IAC 17-4-3(6)(D)
Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-009 [PDF] Determining when Compensatory Mitigation is Complete 09/08/2006 327 IAC 17-1-5
IC 13-18-22-6(b)
Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-010 [PDF] Minimum Success Criteria for Wetland Compensatory Mitigation 09/08/2006 327 IAC 17-1-5
IC 13-18-22-6(b)
Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-011 [PDF] Reasons for Denial of the Issuance of State Regulated Wetland Permits or Sect. 401 Water Quality Certifications 04/13/2007 327 IAC 17-1-8 Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-012 [PDF] Effect of Amendments to Complete Applications on Statutory Review Deadlines 04/13/2007 327 IAC 17-4-6,
IC 13-18-22-8(a)
IC 13-18-23-1
33 USC 1341(a)(1)
Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-014 [PDF] Application of Existing Use Concept in Conducting Use Attainability Analyses for Long Term Control Plan Communities for Primary Contact Recreational Uses 04/11/2008 40 CFR 131.5, 131.6, and 131.20 Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-015 [PDF] CSO-Related Bypass in Long Term Control Plans (Maximizing Treatment at the Existing POTW Treatment Plant) Public Owned Treatment Works 04/11/2008 40 CFR 122.41(m) Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-016 [PDF] CSO Treatment Facilities 04/11/2008 U.S. EPA's CSO Policy
Indiana's CSO Policy
Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-017 [PDF] Capacity Analysis Evaluation of Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Communities 03/13/2009 327 IAC 4 Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670
Water-019 [PDF] State Total Phosphorus Treatment Standard for 1 MGD or Greater Sanitary Wastewater Dischargers 12/12/2014 327 IAC 5-10-2(a)(2) Office of Water Quality
(317) 232-8670

IDEM Nonrule Policy Documents