Mississippi Air and Water Pollution Control Law, Mississippi Code Annotated (MS Code Ann.) 49-17-1 to 49-17-603
Oil and gas laws: MS Code Ann. 53-1-1 to 53-1-101
Water resources; regulation and control laws: MS Code Ann. 51-3-1 to 51-3-55
Mississippi Safe Drinking Water Law of 1976, MS Code Ann. 41-26-1 to 41-26-101
Mississippi Stormwater Management District Act, MS Code Ann. 51-39-1 to 51-39-43
Mississippi Underground Storage Tank Act of 1988, MS Code Ann. 49-17-401 to 49-17-435
Solid Waste Disposal Law of 1974, MS Code Ann. 17-17-1 to 17-17-67
Mississippi Multimedia Pollution Prevention Act, MS Code Ann. 49-31-1 to 49-31-25
Coastal Wetlands Protection Act, MS Code Ann. 49-27-1 to 49-27-71
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identification (ID) number:
Generators (adoption of the federal rules), Mississippi Regulations (MS Reg.) Hazardous Waste Management Regulations (HW) Section 262
Transporters (adoption of the federal rules), MS Reg. HW Section 263
Facilities (adoption of the federal rules), MS Reg. HW Section 264 and HW Section 265
Used oil (adoption of the federal rules), MS Reg. HW Section 279
Universal waste (adoption of the federal rules), MS Reg. HW Section 273
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
EPA Region 4
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. In Mississippi, DEQ is the counterpart to EPA, although the Commission on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Permit Board have some regulatory authority. DEQ has primary responsibility for protecting Mississippi land, water, and air from pollution by implementing ...