Governing Law and Regulations
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.
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 ...