Mississippi Hazardous Waste Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

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)

Regulatory Agency
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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 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.


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