A person must meet the Federal requirements under the Internal Revenue Code and/or the Federal Alcohol Administration Act to lawfully engage in alcohol or tobacco operations. In addition, TTB collects information from alcohol and tobacco producers about the environmental impact of their operations. This information includes:
- Location of operations,
- Type of heat and power to be used,
- Air pollution control equipment,
- Solid waste and method(s) of disposal,
- Liquid waste and method(s) of disposal, and
- Operational noise.