Missouri Leak Detection regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Missouri Leak Detection: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste container rules: 10 Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) 25-7.264(2)(I)

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Hazardous waste storage tank rules: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(J)

Hazardous waste landfill rules: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(N)

Hazardous waste surface impoundment rules: 10 CSR 25-7.264(2)(K)

Petroleum underground storage tank (UST) rules: 10 CSR 20-10.043

Hazardous substance UST rules: 10 CSR 20-10.042

Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO) rules: 10 CSR 20-6.300

Dry-cleaning facilities reporting requirements: 10 CSR 25-17

Regulatory Agencies

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Air and Land Protection Division Hazardous Waste Program

DNR Water Protection and Soil Conservation Division Water Pollution Control Program

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 adopted the federal leak detection rules and added several more stringent state requirements. The state's pollution control rules require leak detection standards as a safeguard to preventing spills, releases, and unnecessary contamination. The specific leak detection system standards vary, depending on the type of unit or facility. See the national section LEAK DETECTION for a review of general and federal leak detection requirements.

All hazardous waste landfills and surface impoundments have to have a leak detection system as part of their liner system. See the state sections LANDFILLS and SURFACE IMPOUNDMENTS for additional guidance.

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