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EZFeed Policy

Place Mississippi

Applies to States or Provinces Mississippi
Name Underground Storage Tank Regulations
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

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

Last Review 6/6/14
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


The Underground Storage Tank Regulations is relevant to all energy projects that will require the use and building of pipelines, underground storage of any sorts, and/or electrical equipment. The term Underground Storage Tank (UST) does not include any pipe facility (including gathering lines) regulated under: The Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 (49. U.S.C. App. 1971), The Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1979 (49 U.S.C. App. 2001), an intrastate pipeline facility regulated under state laws comparable to this these. These are a comprehensive set of siting, permitting, and environmental regulations which set limitations on where UST can be placed, and how they must be maintained and by whom.

Policy Contact

Department Department of Environmental Quality
Division Underground Storage Tanks
Address P.O. Box 2261, Jackson MS, 39225

Phone 601-961-5282
Fax 601-961-5093

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

Authority 1: UST-2
Date Effective 08/25/2011