Missouri Hazardous Waste Disposal regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Missouri Hazardous Waste Disposal: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Disposal facility rules: 10 Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) 25-7.264, 10 CSR 25-7.265 (interim status), and 10 CSR 25-19.010

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Disposal facility permit statutes and rules: Missouri Revised Statutes (Mo. Rev. Stat.) 260.395, Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.375, Mo. Rev. Stat. 260.429, 10 CSR 25-7.270, and 10 CSR 25-8.124


Disposal facility permit application fee: 10 CSR 25-12.010(3)

Generator landfill and disposal taxes: 10 CSR 25-12.010(1)(B) and 10 CSR 25-12.010(1)(C)

Annual permitted facility and permit fees: 10 CSR 25-12.010(3)

Annual compliance inspection fee: 10 CSR 25-12.020(2)

Regulatory Agency

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Environmental Quality Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

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.

State Requirements


Landfill and Disposal

10 CSR 25-12.010(1)(B) and 10 CSR 25-12.010(1)(C)

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 ...

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