Missouri Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Missouri Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Department of Natural Resources (DNR) inspection authority: Missouri Hazardous Waste Management Law, Missouri Revised Statutes (Mo. Rev. Stat.) 260.375(9)

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Air: 10 Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) 10-5.490, 10 CSR 10-6.310(7), 10 CSR 10-5.340, 10 CSR 10-5.420(3)(I), 10 CSR 10-5.442, 10 CSR 10-5.500(3)(C), 10 CSR 10-5.510(3)(B), 10 CSR 10-5.530(3)(B)3, 10 CSR 10-5.550(3)(C), 10 CSR 10-6.065(5)(C)(3)(B), and 10 CSR 10-6.241

Asbestos—Asbestos Projects: 10 CSR 10-6.241

Hazardous waste:

Transporters: 10 CSR 25-6.263(2)(B)1

Transfer facilities: 10 CSR 25-6.263(2)(A)10

Treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.370.2, Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.377, 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(E), and 10 CSR 25-7.265(2)(E)

Lead acid batteries: Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.264

Medical waste incinerators: 10 CSR 80-7.010(5)(A)1)


Ag waste: 10 CSR 20-6.300

Drinking water: 10 CSR 60-11.010

Wells: 10 CSR 20-6.070 and 10 CSR 20-6.090

Wastewater: 10 CSR 20-6.010

Hazardous materials motor carriers: 7 CSR 265-10.040

Regulatory Agencies

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Missouri has established self-inspection requirements under its air, hazardous waste, and water regulations. State agencies are also permitted, and in some cases required, to conduct inspections under state environmental and hazardous materials motor carrier regulations.

Administration and enforcement. Both the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...

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