Mississippi Containment Buildings regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Mississippi Containment Buildings: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Containment building 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)

Regulatory Agency
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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 the management of containment buildings. 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 containment building rules in Mississippi.


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