Governing Law and Regulations
Generator biennial report requirements: Mississippi Regulations (MS Reg.), Hazardous Waste Management Regulations (HW), Section 262
Treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) biennial report requirement: MS Reg., HW Section 264 and MS Reg., HW Section 265 (interim status)
State annual report:
Generators: MS Reg., HW Section 262.S1
Transporters: MS Reg., HW Section 263.S1
TSDFs: MS Reg., HW Section 264.S1 and MS Reg., HW Section 265.S1 (interim status)
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Pollution Control Data Integration Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. In addition to complying with the federal biennial reporting rules, incorporated by reference in Mississippi, large quantity generators (LQGs) and owners and operators of TSDFs must submit an annual report to DEQ by March 1 of each year detailing hazardous waste activity for the preceding year. The annual report reporting requirements in Mississippi are also applicable to small quantity generators (SQGs) and hazardous waste transporters.
The annual reports submitted by LQGs and TSDF owners and operators fulfill the federal biennial reporting requirements. DEQ compiles the information from these annual reports to complete the federal biennial reports, due to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 4 office by March 1 of every even-numbered year. The federal biennial report requirements and form are reviewed in the national section BIENNIAL REPORT.
• Administration and enforcement. DEQ's Office of Pollution Control administers and ...