Mississippi Hazardous Waste Tanks: What you need to know
Governing Law and Regulations
Hazardous waste tank 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)
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Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Office of Pollution Control Environmental Compliance & Enforcement Division
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Mississippi adopts by reference the federal rules for tanks used to store or treat hazardous waste, including the federal organic air emissions standards. 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 hazardous waste tank rules in Mississippi.