Mississippi Air Permitting regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Mississippi Air Permitting: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Construction permits: 11 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 2, Chapter 2 (11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2)

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Applicability: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.1 and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.15

Application content: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.2 and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.3

Exemptions: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.13

Prevention of significant deterioration requirements (PSD): 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 5

State operating permits: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.5

Renewal: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.8

Title V requirements: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 6

Other state permits:

Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs): 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.14

Multimedia permits: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.12

General permits: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.11

Other permitting considerations:

Emissions evaluation report: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.7

Emissions reduction schedule: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 2, Ch. 2, Rule 2.10

Regulatory Agency

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Pollution Control Air Division

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Mississippi is authorized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to administer its own air emissions permit program. Mississippi requires new and modified sources of air pollution to be permitted. A construction permit must be obtained before the modification of an existing source or installation of a new source begins, with major sources subject to the ...


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