Mississippi Hazardous Waste Determination regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Mississippi Hazardous Waste Determination: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Identification and classification of hazardous waste: 11 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 3, Chapter 1 (Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1), Rule 1.1 and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.2

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Characteristic hazardous wastes: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.2

Listed hazardous wastes: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.2

Petitions, variances, and nonwaste determinations: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 3, Ch. 1, Rule 1.1

Regulatory Agency

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 identifying and classifying hazardous waste, including the conditional exclusion from the definition of solid waste for cathode-ray tubes, the conditional exclusions from the definitions of solid and hazardous waste for solvent-contaminated wipes, and the hazardous waste exclusion for carbon dioxide streams in geological sequestration activities.

Administration and enforcement. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality's (MDEQ) Office of Pollution Control administers and enforces the hazardous waste determination rules in Mississippi.

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