DEC Regulations

Deadlines: Regulation Changes

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation proposes to adopt regulation changes at 18 AAC 50 intended to assist with the improvement of air quality in the Fairbanks North Star Borough (FNSB) Nonattainment Area.

The DEC Environmental Health Division has proposed to amend the pesticide regulations 18 AAC 90 regarding pesticide product registration and certified applicator standards, including fee changes.

The DEC Water Division has proposed to amend the water quality regulations at 18 AAC 70 regarding antidegradation implementation methods.

Downloadable Environmental Conservation Regulations

Important note to reader: Regulations are adopted by agencies and approved by the Executive Branch. They add detail to the general authority given in Alaska's Statutes, which are passed by the state Legislature.

The links from the headings below are to DEC regulations stored in the Legislative Affairs Agency's website. They are updated quarterly so they may not reflect current law. For links to regulations which have been recently revised download the PDF file.

For many of the chapters there are links to the complete chapter as a PDF file.

Title 18. Environmental Conservation
Chapter 15. Administrative Procedures.
Download 18 AAC 15, (PDF 97K) as amended through August 15, 2010.
Chapter 23. Hair and Body Art Schools and Shops.
Download 18 AAC 23, (PDF 190K) effective December 1, 2002.
Chapter 30. Environmental Sanitation.
(Not available in downloadable format)
Chapter 31. Alaska Food Code.
Download 18 AAC 31, (PDF 392K) as amended through November 16, 2016.
Chapter 32 Milk, Milk Products, and Reindeer Slaughtering and Processing.
Download 18 AAC 32 , (PDF 154K) as amended through July 25, 2014.
Chapter 34. Seafood Processing and Inspection.
Download 18 AAC 34, (PDF 386K) as amended through November 24, 2007.
Chapter 36. Animal Health.
Download 18 AAC 36, (PDF 213K) as amended through March 24, 2017.
Chapter 50. Air Quality Control.
Download 18 AAC 50, (PDF 413K) as amended through December 29, 2016. Reference material for Chapter 50
Chapter 52. Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Requirements For Motor Vehicles.
Download 18 AAC 52, (PDF 288K) as amended through November 4, 2009.
Chapter 53. Fuel Requirements For Motor Vehicles.
Download 18 AAC 52, (PDF 200K) as amended through February 20, 2004.
Chapter 54. Requirements for the Distribution and Receipt of Financial Assistance.
Download 18 AAC 54, (PDF 37K) as amended through September 17, 2010.
Chapter 60. Solid Waste Management.
Download 18 AAC 60, (PDF 315K) as amended through April 12, 2013.
Chapter 62. Hazardous Waste.
Download 18 AAC 62, (PDF 98K) as amended through August 8, 2003.
Chapter 63. Siting of Hazardous Waste Management Facilities.
Download 18 AAC 63, (PDF 74K) as amended through April 8, 2012.
Chapter 64. Litter Receptacles.
(Not available in downloadable format)
Chapter 65. Litter Reduction and Resource Recovery Grants.
(Not available in downloadable format)
Chapter 66. Waste Reduction and Recycling Awards For Schools.
(Not available in downloadable format)
Chapter 69. Commercial Passenger Vessel Environmental Compliance.
Download 18 AAC 69, (PDF 69K) effective December 16, 2013.
Chapter 70. Water Quality Standards.
Download 18 AAC 70, (PDF 248K) as amended through February 5, 2017.
Chapter 71. Placer Mining Demonstration Grants.
(Not available in downloadable format)
Chapter 72. Wastewater Disposal.
Download 18 AAC 72, (PDF 675K) as amended through October 22, 2016.
Chapter 73. Construction Grants.
Download 18 AAC 73, (PDF 97K) as amended through November 24, 1994.
Chapter 74. Water and Wastewater Operator Certification and Training.
Download 18 AAC 74, (PDF 94K) as amended through November 26, 2016.
Chapter 75. Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Control.
Download 18 AAC 75, (PDF 718K) as amended as of July 1, 2017.
Chapter 76. Alaska Clean Water Fund.
Download 18 AAC 76, (PDF 90K) as amended through September 27, 2009.
Chapter 77. State-Funded Clean Water Account.
Download 18 AAC 77, (PDF 8K) as amended through December 29, 2000..
Chapter 78. Underground Storage Tanks.
Download 18 AAC 78, (PDF 341K) as amended as of July 1, 2017.
Chapter 79. Illegal Drug Manufacturing Sites.
Download 18 AAC 79, (PDF 22K) as amended through November 24, 2007.
Chapter 80. Drinking Water.
Download 18 AAC 80, (PDF 400K) as amended through February 11, 2017.
Chapter 83. Alaska Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program.
Download 18 AAC 83, (PDF 351K) as amended through October 22, 2016.
Chapter 85. Radiation Protection.
Download 18 AAC 85, (PDF 171K) effective July 1, 2015.
Chapter 90. Pesticide Control.
Download 18 AAC 90, (PDF 122K) as amended through March 7, 2013.
Chapter 95. Administrative Enforcement.
(Not available in downloadable format)