Missouri Landfills: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste landfill rules: 10 Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) 25-7.264(1), 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N), and 10 CSR 25-7.265(1) (interim status)

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

Solid (nonhazardous) waste landfill rules: 10 CSR 80-1.010 to 80-11.010 and Appendices

Location standards: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)1.A and 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)2.L

Siting: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)1.A

Buffer zone: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)2.L

Design and operation standards:

Predisposal approval: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)3

Liners and leak detection systems: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)2.E

Control of odor and gasses: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)2.M to N

Erosion and migration: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)2.J to K

Volatile waste prohibition: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)4

Leak detection response: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)2.F

Leachate monitoring: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)2.G

Leak response: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)2.I

Daily precipitation: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)2.H

Facility permits and fees: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)1.B

Engineering reports: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)1.B

Regulatory Agency

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:

—Location standards

—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 ...

>> Read more about Landfills

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin |

Missouri Landfills Resources

Landfills Products

Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Recordkeeping for EHS Managers

One of the most tedious aspects of an EHS manager’s job is to keep track of a host of records. Laws have been passed in every jurisdiction requiring facilities to produce and retain records of various kinds. Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection! This special report shows EHS managers at a glance the records they must keep on hand and for how long.

Download Now!

This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Also included are 3 useful tables which provide:
  • A summary listing of federal environmental recordkeeping requirements
  • A list of federal safety recordkeeping requirements.
  • A list of federal recordkeeping requirements for DOT and the Department of Homeland Security as they apply to hazardous material transporters and chemical facilities.
Download Now!