Governing Law and Regulations
Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality Water Protection Program (WPP)
Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Missouri has been delegated authority to issue the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits for animal feeding operations (AFOs) under the Clean Water Act. Missouri has more stringent permitting and odor control requirements for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) than the federal program. See the national section AG WASTE for additional guidance.
In addition, ...