Governing Law and Regulations
Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. At present, Missouri has no commercial landfills that accept hazardous waste. However, the state's hazardous waste program retains hazardous waste landfill regulations that include the federal rules and several stricter state requirements for:
—Design and operating standards
—Landfill permits and fees
Missouri has its own rules for solid (nonhazardous) waste landfills which include the federal solid waste landfill requirements. See the state section SOLID ...