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Laws, Rules & Policies

Posted on: Aug 23, 2023 - 1:53 p.m. 

Rulemaking Process

After an issue arises that needs coordinated action by ADEQ and stakeholders, ADEQ may convene Path Forward meetings to understand how best to solve the issue. A decision to undertake rulemaking may be made | Learn about the Rule Process >

Annual Regulatory Agenda

ADEQ's anticipated regulatory agendaView >

Active Rulemakings

ADEQ maintains a list of active rulemakings |  View >

Completed Rulemakings 

ADEQ maintains a list of final rulemakings for two years after their effective dates | Air Quality | Waste Programs | Water Quality >

Substantive Policy Statements

ADEQ interpretation that is advisory only and does not add requirements or penalties | View > 

State Environmental Laws

  • Arizona Revised Statutes – Official codification of all Arizona enacted statutes | View >
  • Arizona Administrative Code – Official codification of all Arizona adopted Rule | View >
  • Arizona Rules Summary | View >
  • Arizona Legislative Information System (ALIS) – Official site of the Arizona Legislature provides access to pending bills, legislative calendars, committee assignments and session laws | View >

Federal Environmental Laws

  • Major Environmental Law – EPA links to major federal environmental statutes (including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) | View >
  • United States Code – Official codification of all federal statutes enacted by Congress | View >