Mississippi Accumulation Time regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Mississippi Accumulation Time: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Accumulation time requirements: 11 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 3, Chapter 1 (11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1), Rule 1.2 and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.3

Regulatory Agency
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Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Pollution Control Environmental Compliance & Enforcement Division

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Mississippi adopts by reference the federal accumulation time rules that allow generators to accumulate hazardous waste on-site without a permit for specific periods of time. See the national section ACCUMULATION TIME to review the specific time periods applicable to each type of generator. For generator on-site hazardous waste storage requirements, see the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE.

Note: The state has adopted 40 CFR 261 and 40 CFR 262 (the federal regulations applicable to this topic) amended through December 31, 2008.

Administration and enforcement. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality's (DEQ) Office of Pollution Control administers and enforces the generator accumulation time rules in Mississippi.


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