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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The federal hazardous waste disposal rules are in effect in Missouri, as are several more stringent state requirements. The state's more-stringent hazardous waste disposal rules concern disposal fees and taxes, polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) disposal, disposal facility permit application process, and electronic wastes.
• Administration and enforcement. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal rules in Missouri.
Hazardous waste generators using a hazardous waste disposal facility in Missouri, including out-of-state generators, are responsible for paying both a state land disposal tax and a landfill tax. The land disposal tax is paid directly ...