Mississippi Solid Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Mississippi Solid Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid (nonhazardous) waste law: Solid Wastes Disposal Law of 1974, Mississippi Code Annotated (MS Code Ann.) 17-17-1 to 17-17-67; Nonhazardous Solid Waste Planning Act of 1991, MS Code Ann. 17-17-201 to 17-17-235; Mississippi Regional Solid Waste Management Authority Act, MS Code Ann. 17-17-301 to 17-17-349; MS Code Ann. 17-17-101 to 17-17-135 and MS Code Ann. 17-17-401 to 17-17-507

For a Limited Time receive a FREE EHS Report "Recordkeeping for EHS Managers." This special report contains a recordkeeping checklist to help you keep track of your records for major environmental laws and OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard. Download Now

Solid waste rules: 11 Mississippi Administrative Code Part 4, Chapter 1 (11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1), Rule 1.1 to 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 10, Rule 10.

Land application requirements: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.8

Rules for composting facilities: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.9

General facility standards:

Definitions: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.1.C

Permits: MS Code Ann. 17-17-501 to 17-17-507, 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.2, and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 7

Reports and recordkeeping:

General requirements: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.3.Z

Commercial facilities: MS Code Ann. 17-17-219

Landfills: MS Reg., 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.4.B

Composting facilities: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.9.C.(4)

Waste tires: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 5, Rule 5.1 to 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 5, Rule 5.6, and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 4, Rule 4.3

Landfills: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.4

Landfill operator certification: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.4.B.(2)(c)(20) and 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 8

Closure and post-closure of landfills: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.4.E

Financial assurance: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. 1, Rule 1.4.F

Rubbish sites: 11 Miss. Admin. Code Pt. 4, Ch. ...


Read more about Solid Waste