Missouri Financial Responsibility regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Missouri Financial Responsibility: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste transporters: 7 Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) 265-10.030 and 10 CSR 25-6.263(2)(A)(4)

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Medical waste: 10 CSR 80-7.010(5)

Solid waste:

Landfills: 10 CSR 80-2.030(4)

Scrap tire haulers: 10 CSR 80-8.030(2)(D)

Storage tanks:

Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): 2 CSR 90-30.086

Underground storage tanks (USTs): 10 CSR 26-3.090 to 26-3.115

Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund (PSTIF): 10 CSR 100-1.010 to 100-5.030

Pesticide applicators: Missouri Pesticide Use Act, Missouri Revised Statutes (Mo. Rev. Stat.) 281.065

Regulatory Agency

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Hazardous Waste Program

Solid Waste Management Program

Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) Weights, Measures, and Consumer Protection Division Petroleum/Propane/Anhydrous Ammonia Program

MDA Plant Industries Division Bureau of Pesticide Control

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Missouri generally follows the federal financial responsibility requirements with additional state requirements for hazardous waste transporters, medical waste processing facilities, scrap tire transporters, solid waste landfills, aboveground storage tanks (ASTs), and pesticide applicators. Missouri has adopted by reference the federal financial responsibility rules for underground storage tanks (USTs). See the national section FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY for federal rule guidance.

The Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund (PSTIF) may serve as the required financial responsibility mechanism for storage tanks. See the state section UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS for more information.

Administration and Enforcement. The ...

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