Mississippi Contingency Plan regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Mississippi Contingency Plan: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
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Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Waste Division Hazardous Waste Management Program

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Mississippi adopts by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Mississippi as of June 24, 2018, which includes the federal contingency plan requirements for large quantity generators (LQGs). The state follows the federal rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) contingency plans. There are no additional state requirements.

Administration and enforcement. The Hazardous Waste Management Program at the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) administers and enforces the contingency plan rules in Mississippi.


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