Container 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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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Mississippi has incorporated by reference the federal rules for the management of hazardous waste containers, including the empty container rules and the organic air emissions standards. 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) Environmental Compliance & Enforcement Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste container rules in Mississippi.