Mississippi Characteristic Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Mississippi Characteristic Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste characteristics: 11 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 3, Chapter 1 (Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1), Rule 1.2

Regulatory Agency
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Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) 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 regulations for identifying hazardous waste by the characteristics of ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, and toxicity. The federal characteristic waste requirements are described in the national section CHARACTERISTIC WASTE. See the state sections HAZWASTE DETERMINATION (CLASSIFICATION) and LISTED WASTES for additional guidance.

Administration and enforcement. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality's (MDEQ) Office of Pollution Control administers the state's regulations for identifying characteristic waste.


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