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Mississippi Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Rules for generators of hazardous waste: 11 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 3, Chapter 1 (11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1), Rule 1.3 and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.4

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Annual reports: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.4

Generator waste minimization plans: Mississippi Code Annotated (MS Code Ann.) 49-31-21

Generator pollution prevention fees: MS Code Ann. 49-31-21 and MS Code Ann. 49-31-25

Regulatory Agency

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Pollution Control Environmental Compliance & Enforcement Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Mississippi adopts by reference the federal rules for generators managing hazardous waste with additional requirements in connection with annual reports, waste minimization plans, and pollution prevention fees.

Note: The state has adopted the federal regulations applicable to this topic amended through December 31, 2008.

Administration and enforcement. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Office of Pollution Control administers and enforces the generator rules in Mississippi.

State Requirements

ANNUAL REPORTS

11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.4

Generators that generate more than 220 pounds 100 kilograms (kg)) of hazardous waste per month must submit an annual report to DEQ by March 1 of each calendar year on the type and amount of hazardous waste generated during the preceding year. DEQ will provide the form for the annual report. This requirement is, therefore, applicable to small quantity generators (SQGs) (persons producing over 100 ...


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