Mississippi RCRA: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste management law and rules: Solid Wastes Disposal Law of 1974, Mississippi Code Annotated (MS Code Ann.) 17-17-1 to 17-17-67; Mississippi Hazardous Waste Facility Siting Act of 1990, MS Code Ann. 17-18-1 to 17-18-47; MS Code Ann. 17-17-151 and MS Code Ann 17-17-153; MS Code Ann. 17-17-101 to 17-17-135; MS Code Ann. 17-17-501 to 17-17-507; and regulations at 11 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 3, Chapter 1 (11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1), Rule 1.1 to Rule 1.24 and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 4

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Solid (nonhazardous) waste law and rules: Solid Wastes Disposal Law of 1974, MS Code Ann. 17-17-1 to 17-17-67; Nonhazardous Solid Waste Planning Act of 1991, MS Code Ann. 17-17-201 to 17-17-235; Mississippi Regional Solid Waste Management Authority Act, MS Code Ann. 17-17-301 to 17-17-349; MS Code Ann. 17-17-101 to 17-17-135; MS Code Ann. 17-17-401 to 17-17-507; and regulations at 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1 to 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 10

Underground storage tank (UST) law and rules: Mississippi Air and Water Pollution Control Act, MS Code Ann. 49-17-1 to 49-17-45; Mississippi Underground Storage Tank Act, MS Code Ann. 49-17-401 to 49-17-433, and regulations at 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 5, Ch. 1 to Ch. 3

Regulatory Agencies

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

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