• The term "statute" generally means an act or law passed by a legislative body, such as the Missouri General Assembly or the United States Congress.
  • The term "regulation" generally means a rule or standard that has the force of law once promulgated by an administrative agency within its statutory authority. Sometimes referred to as a "Rule."

State regulations are developed through the rulemaking process, by departments or commissions given such authority by statute

State Rules in Development

State Regulations

Missouri Code of State Regulations (CSR) is available from the Missouri Secretary of State's Office, 573-751-4015.

State Laws

Missouri Revised Statutes (RSMo), including the Missouri Hazardous Waste Management Law and the Petroleum Storage Tank Law, are available from the Revisor of Statutes, 573-526-1288, or online through the Missouri General Assembly website.

Federal Regulations

  • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is available online through the U.S. Government Printing Office. Copies may be purchased from a U.S. Government Bookstore, the U.S. Government Printing Office or from a commercial information service such as the Bureau of National Affairs.
  • For more information on new regulations, proposed rules and current legislation before the U.S. Congress, please visit EPA's Laws and Regulations website.

Federal Laws

More Information

Copies of the state and federal hazardous waste laws can be viewed at the Department of Natural Resources’ regional offices and Jefferson City office, the Missouri State Library, U.S. Depository Libraries and most public libraries.

Department Laws and Regulations