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Environmental Laws

Businesses in the State of Oklahoma enjoy a reasonable and workable set of environmental rules and regulations, designed to protect our air, land, and water, while allowing companies the freedom from costly and burdensome restrictions.

Environmental profile
Area in attainment for Federal Air Pollution Regulations
Ozone Yes
Carbon monoxide Yes
Particulate matter Yes
Lead Yes
Sulfur dioxide Yes
Nitrogen dioxide Yes
State one-stop
Air and Water Quality Permitting
Oklahoma Department of
Environmental Quality
707 North Robinson
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Average permit approval time from date of application
Air permit 39 to 68 days
Water permit 30 days
Hazardous waste permit Same day
Hazardous waste disposal
Commercial receiving sites in Oklahoma 6
Nearest hazardous waste disposal site Wheatland, OK
104 miles
Available in area Yes
Remaining capacity 20 years
Plans for expanded capacity Yes
Contact information SORD
Southern Oklahoma Regional Disposal
2405 North Cedar Road
P.O. Box 1088
Ardmore, OK 73402-1088
Source: Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality


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410 W MAIN ST • ARDMORE, OK 73401
(580) 223-6162 • Fax: (580) 223-7825