Hazardous Waste Management Regulations (Mississippi)

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Place Mississippi

Applies to States or Provinces Mississippi
Name Hazardous Waste Management Regulations (Mississippi)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Sales Tax Incentive
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Fuel Cells, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Primary Website http://deq.state.ms.us/mdeq.nsf/page/ECED_HazWaste?OpenDocument
Applicable Jurisdiction Statewide

Last Review 2014-06-06
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary

Information Source http://www.epa.gov/osw/laws-regs/regs-haz.htm


The Hazardous Waste Management Regulations follow the EPA's definitions and guidelines for the most part, which are listed in 40 CFR parts 260-282. In addition to these federal regulations the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality requires that each generator of greater than 220 pounds of hazardous waste in any month during the previous calendar year shall report, by March 1, to the department the type and amount of waste generated during the preceding calendar year. Also, each transporter of hazardous waste shall report annually by march 1 of each calendar year. These regulations also outline the limits to where a hazardous waste management facility can be placed physically.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Jason Bridges
Department Department of Environmental Quality
Division Solid Waste and Mining North Division
Address MDEQ, P.O. Box 2261, Jackson, MS, 29225

Phone 601-961-5721

Contact Name Johnny Saulters
Department Department of Environmental Quality
Division Solid Waste and Mining Central Division

Phone 601-961-5312

Contact Name Louis Lavallee
Department Deparment of Environmental
Division Solid Waste and Mining South Region

Phone 601-961-5074

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 40 CFR 260
Date Effective 1986-11-07