Governing Law and Regulations
Standards applicable to transporters of hazardous waste: 11 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 3, Chapter 1, (11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1,) Rule 1.5 and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.6
Annual reports: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.6
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Pollution Control
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (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. Mississippi hazardous waste transporter rules follow the federal regulations and an additional state provision concerning annual reports. See the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS for more information.
• Administration and enforcement. EPA and DEQ administer and enforce Mississippi's transporter requirements.
11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.6
Every transporter of hazardous wastes must file an annual report each March 1 to DEQ on forms specifically designated by DEQ with the following information:
- Transporter's location
- Transporter's mailing address
- Transporter's designated contact person