Mississippi Closure/Post-Closure Plans regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Mississippi Closure/Post-Closure Plans: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Closure and post-closure rules: 11 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 3, Chapter 1 (11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1), Rule 1.7 and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.11 (interim status)

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Mississippi adopts by reference the federal rules for closure and post-closure plans. There are no additional state requirements.

Note: The state has adopted 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 closure and post-closure plan rules in Mississippi.


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Mississippi Closure/Post-Closure Plans Resources

Type Title
Forms Waste Pile/Surface Impoundment Closrue Plan Review Form
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