Governing Law and Regulations
Universal waste rules: 11 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 3, Chapter 1, Rule 1.21
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 regulations for management of universal wastes. There are no additional state provisions.
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 universal waste rules in Mississippi.